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White Blood Cell Count (WBC)

The number of white blood cells per microliter is suppliers viagra part of we like it the routine complete blood count (CBC). Leukocytosis is defined as a WBC greater than 11,000/uL and may be due to a reactive or neoplastic increase in neutrophils, lymphocytes, or, less commonly, monocytes or eosinophils. Leukopenia is defined as a WBC less than 4,000/uL and is usually due to neutropenia.

Reference range is 4000 to11000 cells/uL in adults. White blood cell counts <1000 and >50,000 are considered critical values.

Specimen requirement is one lavender top (EDTA) tube.

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