Venous Thromboembolism and Mild Thrombocytopenia after ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 Vaccination

Canada, 12 August 2021, Gabarin et al, Thieme

Summary

Case reports of two patients with VITT presenting as lower limb venous thrombosis (one with concurrent pulmonary embolism) and mild thrombocytopenia. One had a late presentation 31 days postvaccination. Both patients were shown to have platelet-activating antibodies in a PF4-dependent serotonin-release assay (SRA).

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