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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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 is limited.
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 of 700/[mm.
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.

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