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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: Any lab result gives a number that is compared to a range of normal. But even the extremes of "too high" can still be normal for an individual. If the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Usually an infection: The absolute neutrophil count is the product of the % neutrophils & total wbc. A high absolute neutrophil count is usually seen in many types of inf ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Normal range for absolute neutrophil count is: 1.5 to 8.0 (1, 500 to 8, 000/mm3), inflammation/infection is the commonest cause of elevated neutrophil ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Probably not: Significant if you have normal total WBC count and you don't have any symptoms. If you want to be sure, you can have your doctor repeat the test in a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not much: There are no specific disorders associated with low monocyte count. If you are otherwise well, do not worry about a low monocyte count.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Possibly allergy: Eosinophils are one type of white blood cell. These cells are created in the bone marrow and released into the blood. These cells can be increased i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
WBC counts: absolute granulocyte count=total WBC count x % granulocytes This is a means of monitoring the risk of infection in people getting chemotherapy mostly, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Neutrophils : Neutrophils are white blood cells that help to fight bacterial infections. The absolute neutrophil count (anc) is used to assess how many neutrophils ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Context: I can drive my own neutrophil count to levels that would make my colleagues worry about leukemia simply by spending fifteen minutes swimming in the la ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fay
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Viral infection: Viral infection is a common cause but there are others. Requires a thorough physical examination and perhaps additional lab studies.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Usually not much: You do best to ignore the percentages that the lab reports. If you feel well and the absolute neutrophil count and the absolute lymphocyte count are w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
CBC: Basophils are a type of white blood cell that kill gerns. High basophil count means that there are a higher percentage than normal in a complete blood ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
25 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Large platelets or .: Mpv means mean platelet volume. It may increase if large or 'young' platelets are in the blood. Or falsely elevated due to platelet aggregation - ca ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Cook
Dr. Seth Cook answered
25 years experience Pathology
It is not specific.: Increased monocytes may be caused by many different disorders. The most common causes are infection and recovery from neutropenia (low neutrophils in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How high?: All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. A high ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not much: All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
All results: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fay
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Viral infection: Most likely a viral infection. Seen in "mono" and similar infections. Need a through physical examination and additional studies.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing by itself: Lab values are meaningless apart from the clinical picture. A high RBC count without a high hematocrit may be thal minor, or if both are up, you may b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Basophils: Are a certain type of white blood cell. They contain histamine and can become elevated in inflammatory and allergic conditions.
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. BARRY ETON
54 years experience General Practice
Toxicity: Usually granulocytes are from allergy or toxicity of some kind.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lymphocytosis: You have an absolute lymphocytosis. Multiply the white count by the lymphocyte percentage. In your case 20, 000 x .67=13, 400. Any lymphocyte count ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing: I often wish labs wouldn't even report the percentages. An absolute monocyte count over 600 will raise eyebrows if there's any suspicion of tb, sarcoi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Allergic Rxn, error,: Neutrophils are normally 45-74% in a count of wbc's while eosinophils are normally 0-7%. You might have a high count from an allergic reaction to som ... Read More

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