Arneth index

Ar·neth in·dex

(ahr-net'),
an expression based on adding the percentages of polymorphonuclear neutrophils with one or two lobes in their nuclei, plus one half the percentage with three lobes; the normal value is 60%.
See also: Arneth formula, Arneth count.
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Ar·neth in·dex

(ahr-net' in'deks)
An expression based on adding the percentages of polymorphonuclear neutrophils with one or two lobes in their nuclei, plus one half the percentage with three lobes; the normal value is 60%.
See also: Arneth count
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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.
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