A form of leukopenia in which there is a decrease in the number of basophils in the blood.
This condition is found in patients with autoimmune urticaria. In humans, basophilic leukopenia is when basophil count is less than 0.01 x 10 9/L.
Synonym: basocytopenia, basopenia.
See also: leukopenia, eosinopenia, neutropenia.