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White blood cell counts

white blood cell count

(Science: haematology) A laboratory test which measures the number of white blood cells per cubic millimetre of blood.

normal white blood cell counts are variable with age and sex. Normal adult range is 4, 500 to 11,000 cells per cubic millimetre of blood. Slightly higher counts are seen in children. Elevated counts can be seen in cases of inflammation and infection.

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