You may want to check his clotting time also. Even though John's platelets were 8 - 10 K for quite a long time, his clotting times were normal. He took vitamin E, CoQ10, Vit C and fish oil with platelets this low and never had a problem.
Marlene, wife to John DX w/SAA April 2002, Stable partial remission; Treated with High Dose Cytoxan, Johns Hopkins, June 2002. Final phlebotomy 11/2016. As of January 2017, FE is 233, HGB 11.7, WBC 5.1/ANC 4.0, Plts 146K.