What causes low blood plates count (145,000)
My blood platelet test was 145,000. My doctor said it should be 150.000. Is this serious?
Low blood plates can be caused by viral infection that affect the bone morrow. Some of these viral infections are parvovirus, rubella, mumps, chickenpox, hepatitis C, HIV and Epstein - Barr virus. The normal platelet count ranges from 150,000 to 450,000. For more causes, visit http://www.livestrong.com/article/22602-conditions-cause-low-blood-platelets/.