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a numerical computation or indication.
Addis count the determination of the number of erythrocytes, leukocytes, epithelial cells, and casts, and the protein content in an aliquot of a 12-hour urine specimen; used in the diagnosis and management of kidney disease.
blood count (blood cell count) see blood count.
blood count, complete a series of tests of the peripheral blood, including the erythrocyte count, erythrocyte indices, leukocyte counts, and sometimes platelet count.
blood count, differential differential leukocyte count.
erythrocyte count determination of the number of erythrocytes in a unit volume of blood that has been diluted in an isotonic solution, done with an automatic counter such as a flow cytometer. Called also red blood cell or red cell count.
leukocyte count determination of the number of leukocytes in a unit volume of blood, usually after the erythrocytes have been lysed and the blood has been diluted; it may be done either manually with a hemacytometer or electronically. See total leukocyte c. and differential leukocyte c. Called also white blood cell or white cell count.
leukocyte count, differential a leukocyte count that calculates the percentages of different types. See also total leukocyte count.
leukocyte count, total a leukocyte count measuring the total number of all the types in a given volume of blood. See also differential leukocyte count.
platelet count determination of the total number of platelets per cubic millimeter of blood; the direct platelet count simply counts the cells using a microscope, and the indirect platelet count determines the ratio of platelets to erythrocytes on a peripheral blood smear and computes the number of platelets from the erythrocyte count.
red blood cell count (red cell count) erythrocyte count.
reticulocyte count a calculation of the number of reticulocytes in 1 cu mm of peripheral blood, recorded either as an absolute number or as the percentage of the erythrocyte count. It provides a means of assessing the erythropoietic activity of the bone marrow.
white blood cell count (white cell count) leukocyte count.

blood cell count,

n an estimation of the number and types of circulating blood cells (e.g., red blood cells [erythrocytic series], white blood cells, differential).

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Q. what is a normal red blood cell count for breast cancer after operation

A. i know that the normal count is between 4.2 to 5.9 million cells/cmm. if you have anything else- i think this question should be to the Doctor...cause even if someone here will tell you it's ok that it's a bit low- the Doctor should know that and he has your chart with all your medical information. there for i would give him a phone call to ask if it's o.k. - unless you are in the normal average i told you, then you shouldn't worry about it.

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confirmed the abnormal blood count, high white blood cell count and low platelet count and ruled out a diagnosis of leukaemia.
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C-reactive protein concentration is superior to absolute neutrophil count and white blood cell count in picking up clinically undetectable serious bacterial infection in febrile children requiring antibiotic therapy, said Dr.
C-reactive protein concentration is superior to the absolute neutrophil count and the white blood cell count in picking up clinically undetectable serious bacterial infection in febrile children requiring antibiotic therapy, said Dr.
Cardiopulmonary function studies * Multigated acquisition scans (at rest and during exercise) * Pulmonary function studies * Electrocardiogram Diagnostic studies to stage cancer * Computed tomography scans (chest, abdomen, pelvis, head) * a Bone scan * Bilateral bone marrow biopsy and aspirations * Complete blood cell count with differential * Chemistry profile (with liver function tests) * 24-hour urine test for creatinine and total protein measurements * Viral serology studies
Reagent should be a mild lysing reagent capable to hemolyze red blood cells and without damaging the cytoplasmic content of Basophil cells, enumerate basophils accurately and rest of white blood cell count.