neutrophilia


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neutrophilia

[‚nü·trə′fil·ē·ə]
(biology)
Affinity for neutral dyes.
(medicine)
An abnormal increase in leukocytes in the tissues or peripheral circulation.
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2008 TNF-[alpha]; no genotype effect on neutrophilia or epithelial damage Cxcr2 Johnston et 1.
Baseline BAL neutrophilia predicts early mortality in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The infant's white blood cell count was 19,000, with neutrophilia.
Neutrophilia is often present in a bacterial infection.
In most patients the white blood cell count remains within the normal range with neutrophilia being typical.
Bronchoalveolar lavage demonstrates a neutrophilia in drug-induced organizing pneumonia versus a lymphocytosis in cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP), Re-introduction of the offending medication causes near immediate recurrence of symptoms.
In a Phase I randomized, double-blind trial of 18 healthy volunteers, results showed that in the treated subjects, ozone-induced sputum neutrophilia was inhibited.
The presence of leukocytosis, neutrophilia, and/or bandemia is predictive of blood culture positivity, and could be used to identify patients at high risk of bacteremia, reported Dr.
The cytokines were selected because systemic inflammation (Figure 1) with neutrophilia (online Technical Appendix) is typical of neoehrlichiosis in immunocompromised patients (2).
Activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor increases pulmonary neutrophilia and diminishes host resistance to influenza A virus.
A study by Ohtani et al (23) demonstrated increased neutrophilia in bronchoalveolar lavage specimens after provocation testing in patients with chronic bird fancier's lung.

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