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

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

White blood cell 4.27 ?

Low normal

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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 clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that.
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what are white blood cells?

Fight infections

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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.
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too many white blood cells?

WBCs

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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.
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What do these blood cells do?

Fight infection

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They do many things. The granulocytes are the first line of defense and fight infection. The red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the entire body and the platelets help blood clot and repair leaks that often occur in blood vessels. All 3 cell lines originate in the bone marrow and enter the blood stream when they are mature.
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Dr. Paul L. Hester answered:

What rebuilds red blood cells?

Erythropoietin

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Erythropoietin stimulates the production of red blood cells. There are many conditions that can cause erythropoietin levels to increase or it may be given as a medicine.
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How large is a red blood cell?

6-8 microns

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in a healthy situation
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Dr. Leila Wing answered:

what are white blood cells for?

Infection fighting

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The white blood cells (leukocytes) are infection fighting cells
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Dr. Alan H. Ali answered:

What is a red blood cell count?

RBC count

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Is blood test where blood is drawn to measure the number, size, shape, etc. of Red Blood cells in the blood , to detect changes in count or morphology of the cells to diagnose things like Anemia.
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Dr. Scott Rudkin answered:

Low white blood cells after flu?

Myelosuppression

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Some viruses can cause leukopenia from myelosuppresion (bone marrow suppresion). this is transient and resolves on its own.
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Can you clone white blood cells?

Yes.

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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.
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