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leukocyte

(lo͞o`kəsīt'): see bloodblood,
fluid pumped by the heart that circulates throughout the body via the arteries, veins, and capillaries (see circulatory system; heart). An adult male of average size normally has about 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of blood.
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leukocyte

[′lü·kə‚sīt]
(histology)
A colorless, ameboid blood cell having a nucleus and granular or nongranular cytoplasm. Also known as white blood cell; white corpuscle.

leucocyte

(esp US), leukocyte
any of the various large unpigmented cells in the blood of vertebrates
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5 g/dl, platelet count of 556,000/mm3 markedly raised leukocyte count of 54000/mm3 (neutrophils 80%, lymphocytes 13%, and monocytes 7%).
12%), and urine detection of leukocyte esterase (87% vs.
Conclusion: Raised leukocyte count was found to have high sensitivity but low specificity for diagnosing acute appendicitis.
In response to this challenge, we had developed a technique to selectively deplete target leukocytes," Hassan added.
However, CD49d was found on sEVs from all the different leukocyte subpopulations and CD41 was detected on sEVs from all subpopulations besides sEVs from NK cells.
Therefore, bone marrow imaging with Tc-99m colloid is combined with labelled leukocyte scans.
After finding a high incidence of falsely increased plasma hCG in the samples tested with high blood leukocyte content, we hypothesized that addition of leukocytes in known hCG-negative plasma would lead to false hCG increases.
We initially studied within-subject (CVI) and between-subjects (CVG) biological variations on both leukocyte numerical parameters and morphologic parameters.
It was reported that the number of units transfused not the soluble mediators leukocytes release during storage (31) or the leukocyte load per transfusion (32) is associated with poor outcome (31), (33), suggesting that patients in poor clinical condition that undergo cardiac surgery and require multiple RBC transfusions are more susceptible to TRIM than other patients.
Strenuous exercise and immunological changes: A multiple-time-point analysis of leukocyte subsets, CD4/CD8 ratio, immunoglobulin production and NK cell response.
This multi-step process is initiated by the tethering of leukocytes to the endothelium, followed by weak, transient adhesive interactions manifested as leukocyte rolling, leading ultimately to firm leukocyte adhesion to and subsequent transmigration through the vascular endothelium (Springer 1994; Ley et al.