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.
Leukemoid response was ruled out in this patient because of a lack of heterophil toxicity and no specific site of inflammation, infection, or neoplasia.
In concordance with previous reports, (3-6) C difficile was considered in the differential diagnosis of 24% of patients with leukemoid reactions (WBC >30,000/[mm.
4) Patients have a 90% incidence of leukemoid reactions with white blood cell counts sometimes exceeding 100,000/[micro]L.
Clinical laboratory findings in three of the patients included leukemoid reaction in all three, hemoconcentration in two, and thrombocytopenia in two.
leukemoid reactions) and the rapid deterioration of kidney function (i.
sordellii can also cause a distinctive, toxin-mediated illness characterized by tissue edema, myonecrosis, leukemoid reaction and sudden onset of shock [7].
There was marked leukocytosis with left shift up to myelocytes, occasional blast cells suggesting a leukemoid reaction.
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.