Definition of Granulocyte:

A mature white blood cell with cytoplasm containing granules.

Also: Granulocytes

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“Condition characterized by a marked decrease in the number of white blood cells called granulocytes.”


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“The basophils account for about 1% of the granulocyte count (60 to 75% of the white blood cells)...”
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Blood Transfusion a treatment
“...Plasma Transfusion to help with blood clotting After severe bleeding (trauma, surgery, childbirth); Conditions that impair production of clotting proteins (e.g. liver disease); White Blood Cell (Granulocyte) Transfusion for infections that don't respond to antibiotics after chemotherapy or a bone marrow transplant; Donors should be carefully selected, and the donated blood should be carefully...”

Complete Blood Count

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“...A machine-generated percentage of the different types of white blood cells, usually split into granulocytes, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils...”


...the condition
“...A CBC shows decreased white blood cells (leukopenia), decreased platelets (thrombocytopenia); a granulocyte stain shows clumps of bacteria inside white blood cells; the platelet count shows decreased platelets (thrombocytopenia); liver enzymes show elevated transaminase; a fluorescent antibody...”


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“The eosinophils, ordinarily about 2% of the granulocyte count (60 to 75% of the white blood cells), increase in number in the presence of allergic disorders and parasitic infestations.”
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...the condition
“...Other approaches for treating neutropenia include ... Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF), which stimulates bone marrow production of white blood cells...”
...relationship to Myelodysplastic Syndrome
“The most common type of granulocyte (white blood cell with granules) in bone marrow is the neutrophil...”

Ozone / Oxidative Therapy a treatment
“...The cells in the body that fight infection (known as granulocytes) produce hydrogen peroxide as a first line of defense against invading organisms like parasites, virii, bacteria and yeast...”

Urinalysis a treatment
“...Usually, the WBCs are granulocytes.  White cells from the vagina, especially in the presence of vaginal and cervical infections, or the external urethral meatus in men and women may contaminate the urine...”

Weakened Immune System

...the condition
“...They are known as granulocytes because they contain granules (small particles) that are released during parasitic infections and allergic reactions, causing an inflammatory response...”
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