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the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample

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the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample

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10 Moreover, they could easily be found in routinely complete blood count which is the initial test checked during evaluation of all pregnant women either ectopic or not.
Mean platelet volume is included in the complete blood count test and does not require additional cost.
The effects of chronic benzene poisoning in exposed workers can be detected by monitoring blood counts at regular intervals.
Greyhounds have much higher red blood counts and lower numbers of white cells and platelets, which cause a different approach to interpreting CBCs.
Researchers have now succeeded in mapping out an important mechanism which explains how a tumor manages to affect a person's blood count and bone marrow characteristics.
3 Although HCV principally replicate in the liver, evidence of HCV replication also has been reported in peripheral blood cells, and abnormal blood counts have been noted in patients with HCV infection.
During the first six weeks or so after a transplant, patients can easily acquire serious infections due to low blood counts.
We'll take another blood count on Saturday but the way he's acting this morning I'd say it's rapidly coming right.
Full blood counts were done on the Beckman Coulter LH 750 Hematology Analyzer (Beckman Coulter, Fullerton, CA, USA).
However, because of the low blood counts, he was started on platelet and red blood cell transfusions.
Her latest blood counts, monitored at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, show signs of improvement.
With the goal of "sending the reader back to the microscope with renewed interest and enthusiasm," she covers methods of collecting blood specimens, the principles of blood counts, blood film preparation and staining, and assessment of the morphological features of blood cells in differential diagnosis of disorders of the various blood cells.
She presented a cross-sectional study in which serum ferritin levels and complete blood counts were obtained for 44 women aged 18-55 years with unexplained fatigue.
In one trial, Sawyers reports, 31 of 36 imatinib-resistant patients in an early phase of leukemia saw their white blood counts return to normal after treatment with BMS-254825.
They include 100 tablets of azathioprine, which can cause a decrease in blood counts, 32 tablets of morphine sulphate, which is used as a painkiller, 56 prednisolone tablets and a beclametasone inhaler.