Christopher Gibson Nancy Berliner, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Christopher Gibson Nancy Berliner

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Eosinophilia

Eosinophilia What every physician needs to know: “Eosinophilia” refers to an increased absolute number of eosinophils in the peripheral blood. Both peripheral eosinophilia and tissue eosinophilia (infiltration of the body tissue by an abnormally high number of eosinophils) can occur as secondary manifestations of a wide range of allergic, infectious, and malignant conditions, or as…

Leukopenia

Leukopenia What every physician needs to know about leukopenia: “Leukopenia” is a general term referring to a reduced number of white blood cells in the peripheral blood. It is almost always due to a decrease in one subset of white blood cells. It can be due to: Granulocytopenia: A general term referring to all granulocytes,…

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