What Does a High Monocyte Count Mean?

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A monocyte is a type of white blood cell. When you have a high monocyte count, it indicates a severe infection typically caused by a blood infection or sepsis.
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usually if you have some sort of an allergey to something.
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Monocytes are a type of white blood cell which helps fight infection. High
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That is normal. Source(s) MD.
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An infection can cause this since both of these are white blood cells.
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Monocytes are a type of white blood cell. In general, low monocyte counts are a good sign, while high monocyte counts may be an indicator of infection.
A normal absolute monocyte count for adults is 0.2-0.95 x 103 cells/microL.
A high monocyte count in children can often be a sign of infection. A few conditions this could indicate would be necrosis, viral fever and mononucleosis. These conditions are contagious.
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