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Eos count, total eosinophil count.
To assist in diagnosing conditions related to immune response such as asthma, dermatitis, and hay fever. Also used to assist in identification of parasitic infections.
Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
(Method: Manual count using eosinophil stain and hemocytometer or automated analyzer)
Absolute count: 50 to 500 cells/microL [SI units (0.05–0.5 × 109/L)]
Relative percentage: 1% to 4%
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Eosinophil Count." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425286/all/Eosinophil_Count.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Eosinophil Count. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425286/all/Eosinophil_Count. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Eosinophil Count. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425286/all/Eosinophil_Count
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Eosinophil Count [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425286/all/Eosinophil_Count.
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