White blood cell differential

white blood cell differential

(Science: haematology) The white blood cell differential is a percentage of each type of white blood cell based on a count of 100 white cells.

A change in the white blood cell type (to neutrophils or bands) can indicate a bacterial infection. Neutrophils, bands, lymphocytes, monocytes, basophils and eosinophils are all included.

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