White Blood Cell Scan


Infection scintigraphy, inflammatory scan, labelled autologous leukocytes, labelled leukocyte scan, WBC imaging.

To assist in identification of abscess, cancer, infection, and inflammation.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings

  • No focal localization of the radionuclide, along with some slight localization of the radionuclide within the reticuloendothelial system (liver, spleen, and bone marrow).

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions

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