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complete blood count

[kəm′plēt ′bləd ‚kau̇nt]
(pathology)
Differential and absolute determinations of the numbers of each type of blood cell in a sample and, by extrapolation, in the general circulation.
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Total platelet counts and white blood cell counts were measured and participants were grouped according to their levels (low, normal, or high), based on age- and gender-specific cut-offs.
The report, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, found higher white blood cell counts were found in men with a greater proportion of body fat.
But after just two courses of chemotherapy his white blood cell count has dropped to 40.
A truly septic joint was defined as a positive joint fluid culture or a white blood cell count in the joint fluid of 50,000 cells/[mm.
rhG-CSF functions within the body to stimulate production of more white blood cells, helping to reverse neutropenia so that cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy can continue with as near to normal white blood cell counts as possible.
1) In September 1996, a 74-year-old woman presented with a white blood cell count of 23,000/[micro]l with 57% lymphocytes.
His white blood cell count had shot up dramatically, and doctors said they think his body was trying to fight off an infection on that very hot day in July when he passed out.
6 [degrees]C, and white blood cell count of >20,000/[mm.
His physician prescribed Valcyte for CMV, Kaletra for his HIV, and Neupogen to boost his white blood cell count.
After the accident, Ouchi's white blood cell count plummeted to nearly zero, effectively depriving him of an immune system and prompting doctors to move him to the University of Tokyo Hospital to undergo transfusions of peripheral stem cells in early October.
dairy producers get paid an extra 20 cents per 100 pounds for milk having a white blood cell count under a specified level.