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I need to know what's an abnormal white blood cell count rating?

I need to know what's an abnormal white blood cell count rating?

Many answers: See below for normal values. Counts outside this range would be abnormal. Even with normal count morphologically abnormal cells would indicate disease. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003643.htm. ...Read more

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Blood Cells (Definition)

Blood cells are individual cells that are carried by blood to various organs. White blood cells fight infection. Red ...Read more


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What does a tiny population of abnormal white blood t cells mean? Can this be reversed? And if so, how?

What does a tiny population of abnormal white blood t cells mean? Can this be reversed? And if so, how?

More info needed: What type of wbc's? Lymphocytes? Eosinophils? Neutrophils ("bands" if immature)? Monocytes? Basophils? Or other atypical cells? Need this info before an informed response can be made. ...Read more

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My test results for CBC and white blood cells with diff. Were normal 3 month ago, now I have atypical lymphocytes 19.7 and neutrophils 1.2 what Is it?

My test results for CBC and white blood cells with diff. Were normal 3 month ago, now I have atypical lymphocytes 19.7 and neutrophils 1.2 what Is it?

Talk to hematologist: If your neutrophils are that low, you probably need to talk to a hematologist. There are lots of things that can cause this, from medications to viruses, etc. This is too complex for a quick online Q&A. ...Read more

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In which infections(virus, bact.Etc) do u not c an increase in white blood cells, & where u don't see abnormal levels of lymphocytes, monocytes...Etc.?

In which infections(virus, bact.Etc) do u not c an increase in white blood cells, & where u don't see abnormal levels of lymphocytes, monocytes...Etc.?

Viral infection.: Viral infection classically does not cause an increase in white count, and may cause low wbc. Bacterial infection usually causes a high wbc, but some times the WBC may start out low at first. A few bacterial infections usually have low wbcs such as TB and listeria infections. ...Read more

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Too many white blood cells?

Too many white blood cells?

WBCs: There are many conditions that can cause too many white blood cells. If this is occurring you should discuss this with your doctor to determine the cause and to obtain proper treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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What are white blood cells?

What are white blood cells?

Fight infections: White blood cells are the cells in our body that fight infections. There are five types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. Each plays a specific role in the defense mechanisms of the human body. ...Read more

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What are white blood cells for?

What are white blood cells for?

Infection fighting: The white blood cells (leukocytes) are infection fighting cells. ...Read more

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Can you clone white blood cells?

Can you clone white blood cells?

Yes.: A bone marrow transplant is essentially collecting the stem cells that grow into white cells red cells and platelets and then giving them to a recipient where the cells grow out into a new source of blood. That is in essence cloning white cells. ...Read more

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What causes low white blood cells?

What causes low white blood cells?

Many things: Could be normal variant. Medications, infections, specifically a virus. Chemotherapy can cause a low white count. Other causes can be malignant , such as a leukemia. However, it also depends on how long it has been low. Hope this helps. ...Read more