bandemia

bandemia

(băn-dē′mē-ă) [Band shape of cell nucleus + Gr. haima, blood]
The presence of more than 6% of immature neutrophils (band cells) in the blood. This finding indicates infection, inflammation, or some other significant physical stress.
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jiroveci pneumonia with steroids, Bactrim, and then with addition of pentamidine after limited clinical improvement and persistent elevation in LDH, bandemia, and ongoing lactic acidosis.
A study by Lee et al (1) showed that the causes of fatality other than dengue shock syndrome in patients with severe dengue were hypothermia, leukocytosis and bandemia.
Neutrophilia without bandemia, accompanied by vomiting and abdominal pain, may be misdiagnosed as pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, appendicitis, or pyelonephritis.
In general, clinicians use bandemia and neutrophilia as an indicator of acute infection.
The lack of specificity of bandemia and technical problems with band-count methodology limit the test's usage in clinical diagnosis.
Laboratory results were remarkable for leukocytosis and bandemia as well as uncontrolled glycemia.
At-risk patients were identified on the basis of prolonged length of stay, antibiotic use, high or low white blood cell count, and/or bandemia.
Patient looked toxic, was hypotensive, tachycardic and febrile with WBC 9,400 and 22% bandemia.
The presence of leukocytosis, neutrophilia, and/or bandemia is predictive of blood culture positivity, and could be used to identify patients at high risk of bacteremia, reported Dr.
Treatment with meropenem was started, but he continued to spike fevers and developed a leukocytosis with bandemia.