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Basophilic leukopenia

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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.
Compare: basophilia
See also: leukopenia, eosinopenia, neutropenia.