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What does PDW stand for?

PDW stands for Platelet Distribution Width

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Although platelet parameters, including the mean platelet volume (MPV) and the platelet distribution width (PDW), have been routinely available to clinicians for some time, their role in the diagnosis and management of patients remains unclear.
Counting of blood cells is based on the volumetric impedance method, directly measuring white blood cells (WBC), red blood cells (RBC), hemoglobin (HGB), platelets, mean corpuscular volume (MCV), and mean platelet volume, and automatically calculating hematocrit (HCT), mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), MCH concentration (MCHC), RBC distribution width, plateletcrit, and platelet distribution width.