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www.americaninno.com/boston/high-white-blood-cell-count-what-you-should-know

Mar 15, 2013 ... The specific number for high white blood cell count varies from one lab testing facility to another, but a general rule of thumb is that a count of more than 10,500 leukocytes in a microliter of blood in adults is generally considered to be high, while 4,500-10,500 is considered within the normal range.

www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=what-are-white-blood-cells-160-35

When your white blood cell count is low, you are extremely susceptible to any illness or infection, which can spiral into a serious health threat. Your health care provider can see whether your white blood cell count is normal through a blood test known as the complete blood count. If your count is too low or too high, you may ...

www.hopkinsmedicine.org/kimmel_cancer_center/patient_information/education/treatment/Blood%20Cells10.12.15.pdf

the white blood cells and the platelets. • Red blood cells carry oxygen to all parts of the body. The normal hematocrit (or percentage of red blood cells in the blood) is 41-53%. Anemia means low red blood cells. • White blood cells fight infection. The normal white blood cell count is 4.5-11 (K/cu mm). The most important white.

www.cancercenter.com/community/managing-side-effects/blood-counts

However, some of the body's normal cells are sensitive to these treatments and may also be damaged in the process. In addition, some cancer treatments can interfere with the body's production of blood cells. For instance, chemotherapy can cause white blood cells to be destroyed faster than the bone marrow can make ...

uichildrens.org/adam/1/wbc-count

A count less than 4,500 cells per microliter (4.5 × 109/L) is below normal. Neutrophils are one type of WBC. They are important for fighting infections. A lower than normal WBC count may be due to: Bone marrow deficiency or failure ( for example, due to infection, tumor, or abnormal scarring); Cancer treating drugs, or other ...

www.leukaemia.org.au/blood-cancers/the-bone-marrow-and-blood-formation/white-blood-cells

These cells are known as monocytes when they are found in the blood and macrophages when they migrate into body tissues to help fight infection. T-cells: kill viruses, parasites and cancer cells; produce cytokines. B-cells: make antibodies which target microorganisms. When your white cell count drops below normal you ...

www.caring.com/articles/low-white-blood-cell-count-symptoms

When someone's white blood cell count is low, his immune system isn't as strong as usual and he's at increased risk of infection, a condition known as neutropenia . The lower his white blood cell count is -- and the longer it stays low -- the higher the risk that he'll get sick or contract some type of infection. (Normal white blood ...

healthandage.com/high-white-blood-cell-count-why-is-my-white-blood-cell-count-too-high.html

Jun 7, 2011 ... Causes of High White Blood Cell Count. White blood cells (leukocytes) help fight infection in your body. A normal white blood cell count. is between 4,500 and 10,000 cells per microliter. A high white blood cell count (leukocytosis) isn't a specific disease. But it may indicate an underlying problem that ...

bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/2/e013100

We studied one of the most widely performed blood tests in primary care, the total white cell count. Despite the ubiquity of this test, it is unclear how strongly a clinically recorded 'normal' value in the general population is associated with subsequent short-term and long-term mortality. White cell counts vary between ethnic ...