leukemoid


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leukemoid

[′lü·kə‚mȯid]
(medicine)
Similar to leukemia, that is, characterized by the presence of immature leukocytes in the blood, but of a different etiology.
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A recent report of using a commercially available antibody discussed establishing normal LAP levels for individual hematology laboratories (7) The current study expanded on the use of a commercial primary antibody for clinical use by exploring different gating strategies, verifying assay conditions, and testing on new cases of CML or leukemoid reaction.
The Mann-Whitney non-parametric test was used to continued on page 24 compare normal, CIVIL, and leukemoid results.
34) A leukemoid response can also appear to be very similar to CML when severe inflammatory reactions cause immature granulocytes to shift back to progranulocyte stage.
Leukemoid reaction due to Clostridium difficile infection in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: two case reports and a review of the literature.
6] reported paraneoplastic leukemoid reaction as a marker for transitional cell carcinoma recurrence.
Paraneoplastic leukemoid reaction as marker for transitional cell carcinoma recurrence.
Background: We sought to describe the characteristics of patients who had Clostridium difficile colitis complicated by leukemoid reactions (total leukocyte count greater than 35 X [10.
Congenital leukemoid reaction followed by fatal leukemia.
This is performed on peripheral blood smears and can help differentiate between reactive granulocytosis or leukemoid reactions from CML.
In contrast, we describe the cases of two patients with colitis associated with C difficile infection who developed intense leukemoid reactions despite being in advanced stages of AIDS.
16] In some patients with MM, a leukemoid type reaction will develop - a situation that indicates terminal progression of their disease.
To the Editor: The term leukemoid reaction is poorly defined, often used to describe a markedly increased white blood cell count (>50,000/[micro]L).