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  • total
  • Their total and differential leukocyte counts were measured and evaluated at admission and after treatment. (medsci.org)
  • The diagnosis analysis showed that higher total leukocyte and neutrophil counts and lower eosinophil counts had a significant ability to reflect the presence of hyperglycemic emergencies. (medsci.org)
  • Disorders
  • Mutations in the gene produce several variants of the proteins which are implicated with genetic disorders such as sickle-cell disease and beta thalassemia, as well as beneficial traits such as genetic resistance to malaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • infections
  • A low monocyte blood cell count increases susceptibility to infections. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Once your body develops low numbers of white blood cells, you can develop secondary infections that impair the absorption of nutrients and the body's ability to maintain normal potassium levels. (livestrong.com)
  • Inadequate amounts of white blood cells can suppress immune system function, making it difficult to fight off opportunistic infections. (livestrong.com)
  • One of the major side effects of chemotherapy is a sharp drop in white blood cells, which leaves patients vulnerable to dangerous infections. (medindia.net)
  • In this case, the research team visited the oncology department of a Madrid hospital and found that low white cell levels in patients were making them susceptible to life-threatening infections. (medindia.net)
  • In the U.S., one in six chemotherapy patients ends up hospitalized with one of these infections while their white cells are particularly low," Castro-Gonzalez says. (medindia.net)
  • The MIT team estimated that if there were a way to detect when patients' white cell counts went below the threshold level, so they could be treated with prophylactic antibiotics and drugs that promote white blood cell growth, about half of the 110,000 infections that occur in chemotherapy patients in the United States every year could be prevented. (medindia.net)
  • Micro-organisms in the blood may come from infections elsewhere in the body such as abscesses, wound infections, osteomyelitis, urinary tract infections, meningitis , or endocarditis. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacterial
  • White blood cells are responsible for identifying and counterattacking bacterial or viral attacks on your body. (livestrong.com)
  • Joints with preexisting arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, are especially prone to bacterial arthritis seeded through the blood stream. (wikipedia.org)
  • membranes
  • It then secretes the same substances it uses to digest bacteria, which include enzymes that destroy cell membranes and proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibodies
  • Flow cytometry detects antibodies linked to tumour cell surface antigens in fluid samples or cell suspensions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most accurate test is finding specific antibodies in the blood, but it may remain positive following treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • lungs
  • The eggs hatch in the intestines, burrow through the gut wall, and migrate to the lungs via the blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • Equally as important as the number of cells, is the type of cell that is either increased or decreased. (medhelp.org)
  • kidney
  • As a result, kidney function and blood levels of lithium are monitored in patients being treated with lithium. (wikipedia.org)
  • anaemia
  • Anaemia, caused by both chronic blood loss from the gastrointestinal tract and reduced absorption due to the up-regulation of hepcidin should also be treated, and this often requires the use of parenteral iron. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • MIT researchers have now developed a portable device that could be used to monitor patients' white blood cell levels at home, without taking blood samples. (medindia.net)
  • Folic acid might also be counter-productive for patients taking 6-MP and related drugs that inhibit all cell division. (wikipedia.org)
  • total
  • Their total and differential leukocyte counts were measured and evaluated at admission and after treatment. (medsci.org)
  • The diagnosis analysis showed that higher total leukocyte and neutrophil counts and lower eosinophil counts had a significant ability to reflect the presence of hyperglycemic emergencies. (medsci.org)
  • vessels
  • A liquid oral spray, LiverActive™ is designed to be absorbed into the blood vessels under the tongue, bypassing the digestive tract, which may slow the absorption of orally administered products. (herbalyzer.com)
  • The HIF stabilizer activates the activity of EPO due to anemia induced hypoxia, metabolic stress, and vasculogenesis-the creation of new blood vessels. (wikipedia.org)
  • yeast cells
  • The budding yeast cells formed in infected tissues are small (ca. 2-4 µm) and are characteristically seen forming in clusters within phagocytic cells, including histiocytes and other macrophages, as well as monocytes. (wikipedia.org)
  • An African phylogenetic species, H. duboisii, often but not always forms larger yeast cells to 15 µm. (wikipedia.org)
  • The white material is made up of debris, fibrin, and desquamated epithelium that has been invaded by yeast cells and hyphae that invade to the depth of the stratum spinosum. (wikipedia.org)
  • urinalysis
  • A doctor performs a physical examination, a review of the patient's symptoms and multiple tests, such as blood, urinalysis and imaging studies, to diagnose lupus, according to Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
  • Liver
  • Doctors diagnose liver failure using symptoms, a physical examination of the patient, and the results of blood tests. (reference.com)
  • 1. Take LiverActive Homeopathic Spray-a natural liver detox you can count on. (herbalyzer.com)
  • Every toxin absorbed by the small intestine, stomach, pancreas, and spleen hits the liver through the venous blood supply first, so a healthy, balanced diet is key to good liver function. (herbalyzer.com)
  • Injection of CD34+ hematopoietic Stem Cells has been clinically applied to treat various diseases including Spinal Cord Injury, Liver Cirrhosis and Peripheral Vascular disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • This study will also look at specific substances called biomarkers in your blood, and in the tumor tissue which are involved in the growth of tumor cells, and determine if the levels of these biomarkers are related to your response to treatment or development of side effects. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • vascular
  • This response occurs in two phases: The vascular phase, in which the blood flow to the surrounding area increases, and the cellular phase, in which leukocytes migrate from the blood to the affected area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Factor
  • in a cell surface glycoprotein and functions as a cell-cell adhesion factor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Blood doping is defined as the use of illicit products (e.g. erythropoietin (EPO), darbepoetin-alfa, hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) stabilizers) and methods (e.g. increase aerobic capacity by maximizing the uptake of O2) in order to enhance the O2 transport of the body to the muscles. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Biochemical and biotechnological development has allowed novel approaches to this issue, in the form of engineered O2 carriers, widely known as "blood substitutes. (wikipedia.org)
  • gene
  • As promoters are typically immediately adjacent to the gene in question, positions in the promoter are designated relative to the transcriptional start site, where transcription of DNA begins for a particular gene (i.e., positions upstream are negative numbers counting back from -1, for example -100 is a position 100 base pairs upstream). (wikipedia.org)
  • zero
  • AFRM prides itself on great success rates with the most challenging of cases in male infertility, including treating men with non-obstructive azoospermia, or sperm counts of zero when there is not a blockage as the source of the problem, but rather a lack of sufficient sperm production. (austinfertility.com)
  • In some cases small cells have been randomly altered to zero. (abs.gov.au)
  • found
  • On 28 January 2010, a five-member statutory tribunal of the GMC found three dozen charges proved, including four counts of dishonesty and 12 counts involving the abuse of developmentally challenged children. (wikipedia.org)
  • improve
  • Because such blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles, a higher concentration in the blood can improve an athlete's aerobic capacity (VO2 max) and endurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • This virus is transmitted by exposure to infectious blood or body fluids. (healthtap.com)
  • Her son, the Sage of the Six Paths, was born with the ability to produce chakra by combining physical energy (身体エネルギー, shintai enerugī), drawn from the trillions of cells that make up the human body, and mental energy (精神エネルギー, seishin enerugī), gained through experience and meditation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • Research has shown that CD34+ cells are relatively more in men than in women in the reproductive age among Spinal Cord Injury victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • The mastoid air cell system is in functional and anatomic continuity with the middle ear, and inflammation of the middle ear is often associated with mastoid fluid or mucosal inflammation. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • aspiration of the bursal fluid is often required for this, along with a cell culture and Gram stain of the aspirated fluid. (wikipedia.org)