4,485 Possible Causes for Leukocytes Increased

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    It appears that large doses of vitamin C are necessary to achieve its beneficial effect as an antioxidant in activated leukocytes.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Inpatient computer-based standing orders vs physician reminders to increase influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates: a randomized trial.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] A pharyngeal swab for rapid antigen detection of GABHS is 90% sensitive and 95% specific in adults. 14,15 Increased antistreptolysin O titer is not helpful during the acute[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Influenza
  • Urinary Tract Infection

    If the urinalysis results suggest a UTI (positive leukocyte esterase test results or nitrite test or microscopic analysis results positive for leukocytes or bacteria), then[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Pyuria is defined as the presence of at least 10 leukocytes/mm 3 of un-centrifuged urine, or more than 5 to 10 leukocytes/high-power field in centrifuged urine.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] The incidence of UTI in women tends to increase with increasing age.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Fever increases insensible water loss.[aafp.org] […] gastroenteritis can include the following: Baseline electrolytes, bicarbonate, and urea/creatinine - In any child being treated with intravenous fluids for severe dehydration Fecal leukocytes[emedicine.medscape.com] This effect has also been noted to be dose dependent (ie, an increased dose of PPI therapy is associated with an increased risk of infection).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Appendicitis

    Is there a role for leukocyte and CRP measurements in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in the elderly?.[emedicine.medscape.com] Radiography/Labs: A CBC may initially show a normal leukocyte count but will eventually progress to leukocytosis with a left shift.[sages.org] Computed tomography--an increasing source of radiation exposure.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Meningitis
  • Tuberculosis

    The same study found that leukocytes of persons who had the risk variant for CISH had a decreased response to interleukin 2. [31] IRGM The expression of this gene is induced[emedicine.medscape.com] One HIV-positive patient (ID no. 20020282) had a CFP-10 decrease that rebounded 2 mo after completion of therapy, perhaps owing to a lack of leukocyte bactericidal activity[pnas.org] In addition, the prevalence of drug-resistant TB is increasing worldwide.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Rickettsia Infection

    […] patient), and an increase in the level of cerebrospinal fluid protein and leukocyte count in Patient 5 ( Table 1 ).[nejm.org] Laboratory tests showed a slight increase in the leukocyte count (in three patients), an elevated level of aspartate aminotransferase (in one patient), proteinuria (in one[nejm.org]

  • Leukemoid Reaction

    The LAP (Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase) score is high in reactive states but is low in CML.[en.wikipedia.org] […] peripheral blood picture resembling that of leukemia or indistinguishable from it on the basis of morphologic appearance alone, with leukocytosis of varying degrees and increased[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Leukemoid Reaction (LR) is defined by reactive increase in leukocyte count of more than 50,000/cu mm with increase in mature leukocytes on peripheral blood.[jcdr.net]

  • Porphyria

    This enzyme has been identified in human fibroblasts, erythrocytes, and leukocytes and is noncompetitively and irreversibly inhibited by hemin.[emedicine.medscape.com] Increased central 5-hydroxytryptamine levels may cause cognitive changes.[emedicine.medscape.com] The erythron responds to stimuli for heme synthesis by increasing cell number.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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