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Unformatted text preview: 4. MONOCYTES 3-8% PHAGOCYTOSIS (AFTER BECOMING MACROPHAGES) 5. LYMPHOCYTES 20-25% B CELLSANTIBODY PRODUCTION T CELLSCELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY PLATELETS 250,000 - 400,000 BLOOD CLOTTING During many kinds of infections the white blood cell count increases (leukocytosis). Other diseases cause a decrease (leukopenia). The total white count is the number of white cells per cubic mm, but a differential white count is also often performed, which determines the percentage of each specific type of white blood cell. In most bacterial infections, the neutrophils increase in number early in the infection. Later, monocytes increase in number....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09