white blood cell

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white blood cell:

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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white blood cell

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Repeat blood counts showed hemoglobin of 7 g/dL, total leukocyte count of 4,700/dL, platelet count of 88,000/dL, ESR of 04 mm in first hour, and C-reactive-protein of 256 mg/L.
6%) values for total leukocyte counts compared with published data, (14,18) the CVI values for absolute neutrophil, monocyte, and lymphocyte differential counts were much smaller than previously reported (14,18).
However, the blood leukocyte count was not significantly associated with the modeled 6-month average [PM.
On follow-up, the hepatic enzymes had returned to normal, as had the total leukocyte count, CRP and ESR.
Of the five evaluable patients, two had significant reductions in leukocyte counts compared with baseline levels, including one with a 76% reduction and another with a 42% reduction and a reduction in lymph node size.
CSF samples were subjected to macroscopic examination, total and differential leukocyte counts, bacterial culture, Gram staining, and measurement of protein and glucose.
Six weeks after the initial presentation, the bird was visibly more active based on the owner's observations, but, because results of a repeat CBC reveal a higher leukocyte count than the first visit (430 x [10.
The aims of this study were (1) to assess microbiologic and hematologic findings in neonatal sepsis; (2) to determine whether changes in sE-selectin levels are dependent on gestational age, onset of sepsis, or the bacterium causing the sepsis; (3) to establish the diagnostic utility (sensitivity, specificity, predictive values, and likelihood ratio) of sE-selectin in comparison to commonly used laboratory markers for sepsis (CRP, I/T ratio, total leukocyte count, absolute neutrophil count), both individually and in combination, for early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis; and (4) to test whether sE-selectin levels have any prognostic value in neonatal sepsis.
On the day before discharge, her leukocyte count had fallen to 5,700/[mm.

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