Arneth formula

Ar·neth for·mu·la

(ahr-net'),
the normal, approximate ratio of polymorphonuclear neutrophils, based on the number of lobes in the nuclei, as follows: 1 lobe, 5%; 2 lobes, 35%; 3 lobes, 41%; 4 lobes, 17%; 5 lobes, 2%.

Arneth formula

The normal ratio of various types of polymorphonuclear neutrophils based on the number of lobes (one to five) in the nucleus.
See also: Arneth, Joseph

Arneth,

Joseph, German physician, 1873-1955.
Arneth classification - a classification of the polymorphonuclear neutrophils according to the number of their nuclear lobes.
Arneth count - the percentage distribution of polymorphonuclear neutrophils, based on the number of lobes in the nuclei (from 1 to 5).
Arneth formula - the normal, approximate ratio of polymorphonuclear neutrophils, based on the number of lobes in the nuclei.
Arneth index - an expression based on adding percentages of polymorphonuclear neutrophils.
Arneth stages - a differential grouping of polymorphonuclear neutrophils in accordance with the number of lobes in their nuclei.