monocytopenia


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monocytopenia

[‚män·ō‚sīd·ə′pē·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Reduction in the number of circulating monocytes per unit volume of blood to below the minimum normal levels.
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3]/[micro]L), (40) and mild monocytopenia in 2 birds (range, 0.
A monocytopenia was present, but hairy cells were not described.
Factors independently associated with caspofungin resistance were recent echinocandin exposure, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), and monocytopenia (absolute monocyte count <100 cells/mL, Table 3) or severe lymphopenia (absolute lymphocyte count <100 cells/mL [online Technical Appendix Table 2]).
Nearly all cases had monocyte counts within normal limits, with 1 case of polymyositis that had monocytopenia.