WBC differential

WBC differential

A white blood cell count in which the technician classifies the different white blood cells by type as well as calculating the number of each type. A WBC differential is necessary to calculate the absolute CD4+ lymphocyte count.
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On peripheral blood smear, the WBC differential count showed 60% neutrophils, 33% lymphocytes, 3% eosinophils, and 4% monocytes.
(5) Another new channel, a WBC differential channel (WDF), for WBC differential counts, is now included; a similar channel was also used in the XE series, but the WDF in the XN series includes the basophil count.
The patient's baseline WBC differential count, which was conducted before the start of methimazole treatment, was in a normal range (WBC, 6920/[micro]L and neutrophil count, 412/[micro]L).
WBC differentials were not available for 19 (0.3%) participants, resulting in a WBC differential study population of 6,235.
Total WBC and WBC differential count (MXD and RDW-CV) were higher among S.
Parameter Patient Results Reference Intervals (8) WBC 6.5 3.6 - 10.6 x 103/uL RBC 3.48 L 3.80 - 5.20 x 106/uL HGB 5.3 L 12.0 - 15.0 g/dL HCT 20.1 L 35 - 49% MCV 57.9 L 80 - 100 fL MCH 15.2 L 26 - 31 pg MCHC 26.2 L 32 - 36% RDW 21.1 H 11.5 - 14.5% PLTC 687 H 150 - 450 x 103/uL MPV 8.9 7.0 - 12.0 fL WBC Differential: Neutrophils 66.3 50 - 70% Lymphocytes 28.3 18 - 42% Monocytes 4.2 2 -11% Eosinophils 1.0 1 - 3% Basophils 0.2 0 - 2% NEUT # 4.3 1.7 - 7.5 x 103/uL LYMPH # 1.8 1.0 - 3.2 x 103/uL MONO # 0.3 0.1 - 1.3 x 103/uL EOS # 0.1 0 - 0.3 x 103/uL BASO # 0.0 0 - 0.2 x 103/uL The white blood cell (WBC) count is within the reference range or interval for the age and gender of the patient.
In a study comparing blood samples from the orbital venous plexus and the sublingual vein, good agreement was found in the WBC count, heterophil and lymphocyte counts, the WBC differential values for heterophils and lymphocytes, PCV, and aspartate aminotransferase, creatine phosphokinase, cholesterol, hemoglobin, serum chloride, and total protein concentrations when comparing the 2 sites.
The WBC differential was composed of neutrophils (79.2%), lymphocytes (16.4%), monocytes (3.5%), and basophils (0.1%).
The Coulter VCS technology establishes the WBC differential using 3 measurements: individual cell volume, high-frequency conductivity, and laser-light scatter.
Laboratory work up including full blood count (Hb, WBC differential & platelet count), blood culture, coagulation studies, renal profile (BUSE [3], Creatinine), CRP, and autoantibody screen (ANA, ANCA to rule out collagen vascular diseases) yielded normal results.