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Eosinophil Count

Eosinophil Count is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Eos count, total eosinophil count.

Common Use:
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.

Specimen:
Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.

Normal Findings:
(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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Citation

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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