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granulocytic

pertaining to granulocytes.

granulocytic leukemia
see myelocytic leukemia.
granulocytic sarcoma
extramedullary growth of multiple, focal granulocytic neoplasm. They may be neutrophilic or eosinophilic. Lesions may be in any tissue but favor lung, gut and skin. They have a greenish color due to the exposure of myeloperoxidase to air. Called also chloroma.
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A 16S rRNA-based PCR assay for detection and identification of granulocytic Ehrlichia species in dogs, horses, and cattle.
Prognostic factors of treatment outcomes in patients with granulocytic sarcoma.
DISCUSSION: Granulocytic sarcoma is an extra medullary accumulation of leukemic cells that occur in cases of acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia and rarely in chronic myeloid leukemia.
Granulocytic sarcoma: A clinicopathologic study of 61 biopsied cases.
In conclusion, myeloid leukemias might present with granulocytic sarcomas, particularly in skin without bone marrow involvement.
Serologic testing for human granulocytic ehrlichiosis at a national referral center.
About 2% to 3% of human monocytic ehrlichiosis cases, 7% of human granulocytic anaplasmosis cases, and 5% to 10% of Ehr.
Because of its rarity, screening for granulocytic sarcoma among patients with acute myeloid leukemia is not routinely done (Meltzer & Jubinsky, 2005).
Methodology: Ovid and Medline databases were searched using the following key words: granulocytic sarcoma, extramedullary leukaemia, myeloid sarcoma, female genital tract, uterus, uterine cervix, endometrium.
The leukocyte esterase reaction is specific for esterase that is present in granulocytic leukocytes and histiocytes, including neutrophils and eosinophils.
Human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA), bartonellosis and Q fever are emerging zoonoses described in many areas of the world (1-3).

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