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Mononuclear leukocytes in peripheral blood

Causes of Absolute Increased Numbers (>500/mm3):

  • monocytic leukemias

  • myeloproliferative disorders

  • myelodysplastic syndrome

  • Hodgkin's disease and other lymphomas

  • lipid storage diseases (e.g., Gaucher's)

  •  postsplenectomy state

  • tetrachloroethane poisoning

  • subsidence of an acute infection

  • recovery from agranulocytosis

  • protozoan infections

  • rickettsial infections

  • most commonly are some indolent bacterial infections (SBE, TB, brucellosis)

  • chronic ulcerative colitis; regional enteritis (Crohn's); sprue

  • sarcoidosis

  • collagen diseases

Causes of Absolute Decreased Numbers:

REFERENCES:

  1. Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests, 7th Ed., Jacques Wallach, 2000.

 
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