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Eosinophil Count Sputum
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 (more common outside of the us) due to parasites. Eosinophils associated with cancer or bone marrow issues is less common, but possible. ...Read more
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 be normal. If the total WBC is high, that % may equal a high absolute number of eos. In general, a slightly elevated % or absolute eosinophil count is most likely to be due to allergic disease. See your doctor or an allergist for more info. ...Read more
Help please? What is the difference between absolute eosinophil count (aec) and normal eosinophil count ?
Two sides same coin: A 'normal' eosinophil count will be the reference range a lab uses to compare your levels against. An absolute count is the calculated number of individual cells in your blood, this is usually calculated using the percentage of cells found during automated and/or manual cell differential counts on your blood.Your % and absolute counts may vary, but will compare to the 'normal' or reference range. ...Read more