Grover Bagby

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Leukocytosis What every physician needs to know about leukocytosis: The peripheral white blood cell count (WBC) ranges from 5.0 to 10.0 x 109/L. Leukocytosis is defined as a white count above 11.0 x 109/L. Because circulating white cells include heterogeneous cell types (neutrophils [Figure 1], monocytes [Figure 2], basophils, eosinophils [Figure 3], and a variety…


Leukocytosis I. Problem/Condition. Leukocytosis refers to an elevation in the total white blood cell count (WBC). Although each laboratory should establish its own normal range, the upper limit of normal for the WBC tends to be approximately 10-11 x1000 cells/uL, two standard deviations above the mean. The elevation can be due to one specific cell…

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