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White blood cell information

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Low normal: Normal white cell count is from 4 to 11. More information is needed about the differential count etc. All lab results need to be interpreted in the cl... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The approach: Us to give WBC stimulating factor (neupogen) and then collect cells with a procedure called leukaphoresis. It takes several hours.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Many different types: Here are some examples: http://upload.Wikimedia.Org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0e/acute_leukemia-all.Jpg/230px-acute_leukemia-all.Jpg http://uplo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
Dr. Holly Barthanswered
General Practice 9 years experience
4500-10000: In adults: typically 4, 500-10, 000 white blood cells per microliter is considered normal.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
White blood cells: There are many types of wbcs, and many causes for increases in numbers or percentages of particular wbcs. You need to provide more info and rephrase y... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Recycled: Body recycles its dead cells, that included white blood cells as well as cells in other organs. Enzymes breakdown the proteins, fats and DNA and the c... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Too many to list: Infections, medications, chemotherapy, hereditary conditions, bone marrow disorders, autoimmune disorders, an enlarged spleen, alcohol intake, B12 or ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Low white cell count: Viral infections often cause leukopenia (low white blood cell count). Other causes: depressed bone marrow, poisoning, chemical burns, malnutrition, c... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Leukopenia: This depends on the cause. There is high susceptibility to infections, with signs & symptoms of infection if it occurs, generalized malaise & weakness... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends on cause: What is your white cell count? Why would you want to lower it? Do you have a diagnosis? One needs to address the cause of elevated white cell count, i... Read More