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Need to calculate ANC for a patient, and the CBC w/ diff provided %polys but not %bands. Can I substitute %immature granulocytes for %bands?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Yes

Your teacher should have explained this to you.
Immature granulocytes include bands, metamyelocytes, myelocytes, and promyelocytes. Usually there are none of the last three on board.

In brief: Yes

Your teacher should have explained this to you.
Immature granulocytes include bands, metamyelocytes, myelocytes, and promyelocytes. Usually there are none of the last three on board.
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