monocytic leukemoid reaction

mon·o·cyt·ic leu·ke·moid re·ac·tion

leukocytosis of varying degree, for example, 30,000-40,000/mm3, with adult monocytes and immature forms amounting to 30% (or more) of the total number of white blood cells in the circulating blood; may be observed in association with tuberculosis, especially the first infection, miliary type.
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