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Differential leucocyte Count

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NABL, ISO
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Overview
Interpreting Results
Tests Included

Overview of DLC

Why is DLC done?


    1. As a part of complete blood count (CBC) or routine health examination 
    2. If you have signs or symptoms of infection or inflammation like fever, chills, body aches, headaches 


Preparation for DLC

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for DLC

The sample type collected for Differential leucocyte Count is: Blood

Interpreting DLC results

Interpretations

    • High neutrophil count (neutrophilia) can be seen in acute bacterial infections, inflammation, burns while lower values (neutropenia) may be seen in aplastic anemia, autoimmune disorders, drug reactions or chemotherapy 
    • High lymphocyte count (lymphocytosis) may be seen in acute viral infections, tuberculosis, lymphocytic leukemia while lower values (lymphopenia) may be seen in bone marrow damage, aplastic anemia, autoimmune disorders 
    • High monocyte count (monocytosis) may be seen in chronic infections like tuberculosis, bacterial endocarditis, collagen vascular disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases while lower values may be seen in bone marrow damage 
    • High eosinophil count (eosinophilia) can be seen in asthma, allergies, drug reactions, parasitic infections, while lower levels are rare and medically insignificant 
    • High basophil count (basophilia) may be seen in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) while lower levels are medically insignificant 



Tests Included in Differential leucocyte Count(6 tests)

  • Differential Eosinophil Count
  • Differential Neutrophil Count
  • Differential Monocyte Count
  • Differential Granulocyte Count
  • Differential Lymphocyte Count
  • Differential Basophil Count

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Aarthi Diagnostics is the Multi Speciality Clinical Referral Laboratory, Pioneer in Health Care industry like Hospitals, Radiology and Pathology, last two and half a decades. It is established with the objective of High quality diagnostic services at affordable cost.

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