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.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
- 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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Van Leeuwen, Anne M., and Mickey Lynn. Bladh. "White Blood Cell Scan." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425025/all/White_Blood_Cell_Scan.
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