Consider HIV infection in thrombocytopeniaBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6921.133 (Published 08 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:133
- M Fisher,
- B Peters,
- M McBride,
- V Kitchen
- Department of Genitourinary Medicine, St Mary's Hospital, London W2 1NY.
EDITOR, - Mary McMullin and George Johnston reiterate the importance of prophylaxis against pneumococcal sepsis after splenectomy.1 Although in H A Deodhar and colleagues' study most indications for splenectomy were haematological, no reference was made to thrombocytopenia associated with HIV …