leucopenia


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leu·ko·pe·ni·a

(lū'kō-pē'nē-ă)
Any condition in which the number of leukocytes in the circulating blood is lower than normal, the lower limit of which is generally regarded as 4000-5000/mm3
Synonym(s): leukocytopenia, leucocytopenia, leucopenia.
[leuko(cyte) + G. penia, poverty]

leucopenia

An abnormal reduction in the number of circulating leucocytes.

leu·ko·pe·ni·a

(lū'kō-pē'nē-ă)
Antithesis of leukocytosis; any situation in which total number of leukocytes in circulating blood is less than normal.
Synonym(s): leucocytopenia, leucopenia.
[leuko(cyte) + G. penia, poverty]
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They also observed leucopenia was present more frequently in P.
Igualmente, se plantea toma de hemocultivos en pacientes que requieren hospitalizacion en la UCI, pacientes con abuso de alcohol, asplenia, leucopenia, derrame pleural, neumonia necrosante o influenza previa.
Bone marrow involvement causes suppression of normal hematopoiesis and consequent peripheral cytopenias, in our study there was a statistically significant difference in frequency of leucopenia and thrombocytopenia in cases with and without marrow infiltration (table 1) pancytopenia was found in 7 cases (16.6%) with marrow infiltrates in contrast to 1 (2.4%) case with uninvolved marrow.
TPE was preferred in eight patients due to additional problems (leucopenia in five patients and co-infection in three patients).
Todos los pacientes al momento del ingreso tenian un marcado compromiso hematologico; la caracteristica comun fue anemia severa y marcada leucopenia con neutropenia severa (Tabla 1).
Secondary endpoints were one-year patient and graft survival, incidence of infections including CMV (PCR>1000 copies/ [micro]L), and the incidence of adverse events directly associated with ATG focused mainly on hematologic events (leucopenia and thrombocytopenia).
Laboratory examination showed grade II leucopenia (WBC 1.12 x 3.3/[mm.sup.3]), grade IV neutropenia (neutrophils 0.23 x 103/[mm.sup.3]), grade III anemia (HGB 8.2 g/dl), and grade II thrombocytopenia (platelets 40 x 103/[mm.sup.3]).
We found no statistically significant association between any particular antimicrobial agents and leucopenia.
Full blood count performed at our hospital revealed severe leucopenia with a WBC count of 830/[micro]L (neutrophils 7/[micro]L, eosinophils 8/[micro]L, basophils 18/[micro]L, monocytes 378/[micro]L, and lymphocytes 415/[micro]L).
* Enfermedad por CMV: Positividad en la PCR para CMV con presencia de sintomas, sea sindrome viral con fiebre, malestar, leucopenia o invasiva (11).