Results for: Leucocyte

In Health

What is leucocyte infection?

Leukocytes are another name for white blood cells. A leukocyte infection is sometimes referred to as granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
In Animal Health

What is leucocyte?

White blood cells (WBC's), or leukocytes (also spelled "leucocytes"), are cells of the immune system defending the body against both infectious disease and foreign ma (MORE)
In Health

Is trace leucocytes something to be concerned about?

\nYou had to get the order for your blood test from your doctor. I have no idea what kind of leucocyte you are referring to. If you only have a trace of all leucocytes, you ar (MORE)
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is the function of leucocytes?

Leucocytes are blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; and is an important part of the body's defence system.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Is that a problem if you have leucocyte?

A leukocyte is a a white blood cell. It is part of the immune system at the most basic, and cellular level. Everyone has them, but the levels can and do change. For example, (MORE)
In Pediatric Conditions and Diseases

What is the diagnosis of a child of 1 year presenting with fever and investigations show the blood and urine cultures to be sterile and total leucocyte count is high?

Increased leucocyte level usually indicates bacterial infection but can be due to other causes also. Sterile culture does not entirely rule out bacterial infection. Diagnosis (MORE)