leucocytosis


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leucocytosis

leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(lū'kō-sī-tō'sis)
An actual increase in the total number of leukocytes in the blood, as distinguished from a relative increase (e.g., in dehydration).
Synonym(s): leucocytosis.
[leukocyte + G. -osis, condition]

leucocytosis

An increased concentration of white cells (LEUKOCYTES) in the blood other than one caused by one of the LEUKAEMIAS. Leukocytosis is an important indication that an inflammatory, usually infective process is occurring somewhere in the body.

leucocytosis

the presence of large numbers of leucocytes in the blood, usually resulting from injury to tissue or infection.

leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(lū'kō-sī-tō'sis)
An abnormally large number of leukocytes, as observed in acute infections, inflammation, hemorrhage, and other conditions.
Synonym(s): leucocytosis.
[leukocyte + G. -osis, condition]
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Although causes of avian leucocytosis, heterophilia, eosinophilia, and monocytosis are numerous, (36) at the time of treatment, the hematologic values seen in this bird were attributed to the chronicity of the pox lesions, a suspected secondary bacterial infection, stress, and inflammation.
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Repeated laboratory tests performed-during this period only disclosed moderate leucocytosis.
Results of the CBC revealed a moderate heterophilic and lymphocytic leucocytosis, with a total white blood cell count (WBC) of 50 x [10.
count, and the signs and symptoms largely suggested acute episodes of infective diarrhoea leading to renal dysfunction and leucocytosis.
Laboratory findings include anemia, thrombocytopenia, leucocytosis, marked aminotransferase elevation and azotemia.