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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
WBC count inCBC+diff: Neutrophils are normally 45-74% in a count of wbc's while eosinophils are normally 0-7%. See your doctor for details.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
CBC with diff.: The CBC with differential measures all five types of white blood cells, including the eosinophil. To be more accurate, have your doctor request a CBC ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
36 what?: 36% what is aec = absolute eosinohil count? 36% of a small WBC is not highly relevant eosinophils may be elevated due to allergic conditions, or (mor ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Eosinophilic count: eosinophilic count is between 0-0.6%. Causes of high esinophilic count includes asthma, allergies, parasitic infection, cancers, and certain collagen ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to say: More important that the percentage of eosinophils is the actual number of them in the blood. If your total white blood cell count is low, that % may b ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Typically: nothing. It is a normal finding. Cells are sensitive to corticosteroids, so could also mean recent prednisone treatment.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Allergy vs. other...: Eosinophils may be elevated due to allergic conditions, or (more common outside of the us) due to parasites. Eosinophils associated with cancer or bon ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Its part of a CBC...: Eosinophil count is usually performed as part of a CBC (blood test). It indicates an allergic condition for the most part, but can be elevated in oth ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
Need more info -: Rule out allergic anomaly, Consult your doc-
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Allergy vs. other...: Eosinophils may be elevated due to allergic conditions, or (more common outside of the us) due to parasites. Eosinophils associated with cancer or bon ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: There are many causes of an increased eosinophil count, but a dog in the house is not the usual cause. It would be a good idea to repeat the count a ... Read More
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