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leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(lū'kō-sī-tō'sis)
An actual increase in the total number of leukocytes in the blood, as distinguished from a relative increase (e.g., in dehydration).
Synonym(s): leucocytosis.
[leukocyte + G. -osis, condition]
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leucocytosis

An increased concentration of white cells (LEUKOCYTES) in the blood other than one caused by one of the LEUKAEMIAS. Leukocytosis is an important indication that an inflammatory, usually infective process is occurring somewhere in the body.
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leucocytosis

the presence of large numbers of leucocytes in the blood, usually resulting from injury to tissue or infection.
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leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(lū'kō-sī-tō'sis)
An abnormally large number of leukocytes, as observed in acute infections, inflammation, hemorrhage, and other conditions.
Synonym(s): leucocytosis.
[leukocyte + G. -osis, condition]
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Nutan Agrawal et al observed normal WBC count in 64.5%, leucopoenia in 26% of the patients and leucocytosis in 9% with the highest TLC value of 20,000 cells/cumm.
According to laboratory findings; out of total population 70 (60.9%) were found anemic, 79 (68.7%) had mild thrombocytopenia and 4 (3.5%) with moderate thrombocytopenia and sever leucopenia were found 2 (1.7%), mild leucopenia 24 (20.9%), mild leucocytosis 1 (0.9%) (Table 2).
Anemia, hypoglycemia, coma, convulsion, organ dysfunction, lactic acidosis, hyperparasitemia, and leucocytosis are the prognostic factors in severe and complicated malaria as defined by the WHO.
Day 1 leukograms indicated marked leucocytosis due to neutrophilia with a regenerative left shift; marked granulocytosis, and moderate lymphocytosis (Pless than 0.01) were also simultaneously observed on Day 1 after ureteral ligation.
Laboratory findings include anemia, thrombocytopenia, leucocytosis, marked aminotransferase elevation and azotemia.
Blood investigations showed leucocytosis, elevated CRP, elevated ASLO titres and 2Decho revealed a mild tricuspid regurgitation.
We considered an eGFR of <60 ml/min/1.73 [m.sup.2] to indicate renal impairment and a WCC of >11 x [10.sup.9]/l to indicate leucocytosis. [CD4.sup.+] counts were available for 28/58 HIV-seropositive patients.
The biological investigations revealed neutrophil leucocytosis, normochromic normocytic anemia, postprandial hyperglycemia and important inflammatory syndrome.
Laboratory investigations showed mild leucocytosis with left shift.
Early blood examination revealed leucocytosis in 71% (n=22) ranging from 10 1.103 to 33 1.103 cells/mm3 and anemia in 64.5% (n=20) ranging from 5.7g to 11.5g/dl.
(5) There might be, among non-specific laboratory findings, increased levels of acute phase reactants, anaemia, leucocytosis, and thrombocytosis.
Routine blood counts revealed neutrophilic leucocytosis, with total counts of 14000 per dl.