degenerative index

de·gen·er·a·tive in·dex

the percentage of granulocytes that contain toxic granules in the cytoplasm, compared with the total percentage of granulocytes.
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degenerative index

A value of uncertain clinical utility used to assess a patient’s response to fulminant infection, which is calculated by comparing the neutrophils with and without toxic granules.
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