9 Our cases emphasize that as physicians we should investigate any child presenting with delayed umbilical cord separation and markedly raised leukocyte count
Studies have shown that increased leukocyte counts
are reliable markers of systemic inflammation and have diagnostic as well as prognostic value in patients of angina, myocardial infarction, stroke, peripheral vascular disease and micro and macro vascular complication associated with diabetes.
Polednak AP (1978) Age changes in differential leukocyte count
among female adults.
Conclusion: Raised leukocyte count
was found to have high sensitivity but low specificity for diagnosing acute appendicitis.
On the other hand, the inflammatory effect of adiposity is observed by the correlation between obesity and leukocyte count
However, the literature reporting the effects of different numbers of cigarettes smoked per day on differential leukocyte count
Total leukocyte count
was found significantly enhanced in diseased group as compared with control group.
A blinded, prospective trial concerning diagnostic value of leukocyte count
, neutrophil differential count and Creactive protein.
T5 diff Beckman Coulter, which showed a very low total leukocyte count
Laboratory tests demonstrated leukocytosis with leukocyte count
as 80,000–124,000/mm[sup]3, 50–70% of which were eosinophils (AEC 48,000–78,000/mm[sup]3).
Results: The result of this study indicated that development of arthritis was accompanied by significant raise in total leukocyte count
and the presence of inflammatory cells in lung histopathological sections as compared to healthy control groups.
Nasal smear cytology and leukocyte count
correlated with clinical findings.