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Question: Slight Leukocyte Deterioration

 reachtee - Mon Aug 08, 2005 7:29 pm

I am a 35 year old female and I recently had a complete Hematology test. My results were recorded as RBC Morphology appears normal / Slight Leukocyte Deterioration. What does Slight Leukocyte Deterioration mean? What causes this? The range that was given for WBC was 3.8-10.8 THOUS/MCL and my total was 4.8 does this mean that something is wrong with me? I don't feel sick, am I sick? or getting sick?
 Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Sat Jul 29, 2006 8:57 am

User avatar Dear reachtee,

It would be so helpful if you can send usin details the results in the report of your CBC and the results of the blood smear (blood film).
I can not predict what did he mean by Slight Leukocyte Deterioration especially, if you have your WBCs count in the normal range.
Send us also the results of the previous CBC and the blood smear to understand more if there is any change from the previous results.

Without this information we will not be able to help,
Best regards,


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