complete blood count

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complete blood count

[kəm′plēt ′bləd ‚kau̇nt]
(pathology)
Differential and absolute determinations of the numbers of each type of blood cell in a sample and, by extrapolation, in the general circulation.
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Continued chemotherapies and the nature of the MDS did drop the peripheral blood white counts, and the bone marrow was already significantly hypocellular.
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If the white count is low or normal and lymphocytes are elevated but neutrophils are not, we don't feel compelled to test further," Dr.
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Nor does there seem to be any white count depletion.
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We found that a white count greater than 8,000 gave us our best cutoff point," suggesting that patients did not have the flu, he said.