Leukocyte

Definition of Leukocyte:

A white blood cell which appears 5,000 to 10,000 times in each cubic millimeter of normal human blood.  Among the most important functions are destroying bacteria, fungi and viruses and rendering harmless poisonous substances that may result from allergic reactions and cell injury.

Also: Leukocytes

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Angiostrongyliasis

...the condition
“...Eosinophilic meningitis is generally characterized as a meningitis with >10 eosinophils/uL in the CSF or at least 10% eosinophils in the total CSF leukocyte count...”

Complete Blood Count

...related topic
“...This can also be referred to as the leukocyte count and can be expressed in international units as 4...”
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Diarrhea

...the condition
“...They should be performed in patients with severe diarrhea and fever, dysentery, fecal leukocytes or a prolonged (greater than 14 days) diarrheal illness...”

Enteritis

...the condition
“...Campylobacter Enteritis; Antibiotic-Associated Pseudomembranous Colitis; Shigellosis; Nontyphoidal Salmonellosis; Enterocolitis; Paratyphoid fever; Bacteremia ... Smear of stool to check for fecal leukocytes, gross or occult blood, macrophages, mucus...”

European Skullcap

...as a treatment
“...baicalensis extracts, however, can cause fever, muscle pain, and lowered leukocyte count...”

Giardiasis Infection

...recommendation Pippali rasayana
“...There was also an improvement in cell-mediated immune status, as assessed by the leukocyte migration inhibition test...”

Hyperbaric Oxygen

...as a treatment
“...Leukocyte oxidative killing leads to increased oxygen free radicals, which in turn helps with necrotizing soft-tissue infections and chronic osteomyelitis...”

Megaloblastic Anemia / Pernicious Anemia

...the condition
“...Decreased numbers and immaturity of white blood cells (leukocytes) and blood platelets (thrombocytes) may also occur...”

Monocyte

...related topic
“A large mononuclear leukocyte...”

Monocytes Elevated

...the condition
“...Monocytes are produced in the bone marrow and then enter the bloodstream, where they account for about 1 to 10% of the circulating leukocytes (200 to 600 monocytes per microliter of blood)...”

Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

...the condition
“...Useful laboratory tests include ... Leukocyte alkaline phosphatase (LAP) score, to differentiate chronic myelogenous leukemia from other causes of leukocytosis...”
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Neutrophilia

...the condition
“...Neutrophilia is the most common form of leukocytosis – a condition involving an increased number of leukocytes in the blood...”
...related topic
“...Neutrophils are the most common white cells (leukocytes) in our blood, forming up to 70% of all circulating white cells...”

Neutrophils

...related topic
“...Also known as polymorphonuclear leukocytes, they are the most common type of blood-carried white blood cell, and the first mobile resistance cell to come to the rescue in injury...”

Sinusitis

...the condition
“...The bacterial overgrowth leads to an influx of serum and leukocytes to fight the infection, setting up a painful positive pressure...”

Subphrenic Abscess

...the condition
“...Hidden intraabdominal or subphrenic abscesses can be detected by using radioactive isotope scanning such as an indium-111-labeled leukocyte...”

Susceptibility To Miscarriages

...the condition
“...Some of the messages involve the tissue type, also known as the human leukocyte antigens (HLA) and the white blood cell (leukocyte) type...”

Torn, weak, or Stretched Ligaments or Tendons

...the condition
“...The ligamentous and cellular debris and a number of chemicals in the fluid or plasma around the broken-open cells attract an influx of white blood cells called leukocytes...”

Urinalysis

...as a treatment
“...Leukocyte Esterase: A positive leukocyte esterase test results from the presence of white blood cells either as whole cells or as lysed cells...”

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

...the condition
“...The leukocyte esterase (LE) dipstick test is used to screen for pyuria (presence of pus in the urine when voided)...”
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