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Blah! My WBC count is down! by Florence F. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Apr 2012 7:45pm Currently, I'm pretty much in hibernation. My white blood cell count is low right now. From what I understand, it is a side effect from the new medications that I have been on since the transplant. These are the new meds that I am on (transplant) Mycophenolate sodium (transplant) Tacrolimus (antiviral) Valcyte (antibiotic) Sulfamethoxazole ... Read on »
WBC counts and units by pathologystudent Posted Tue 06 Aug 2013 4:02pm Here’s an excellent question that comes up from time to time in class.  It has to do with units of measurement, which sounds like a boring and unimportant topic – but it can be very confusing if you’re not aware of the different systems people use. Q. I have a very odd question about cell counts. I’m looking over my notes and saw whe ... Read on »
Guidance for Industry: Pre-Storage Leukocyte Reduction of Whole Blood and Blood Components Intended for Transfusion. by FDA Posted Mon 10 Jun 2013 10:41am   Additional copies of this guidance are available from the Office of Communication, Outreach and Development (OCOD), (HFM-40), 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 200N, Rockville, MD 20852-1448, or by calling 1-800-835-4709 or 301-827-1800, or e-mail ocod@fda.hhs.gov , or from the Internet at http://www.fd ... Read on »
Counting White Blood Cells with a Portable Flow Cytometry Device by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Apr 2013 12:00am I closely track the development of devices that will enable lab testing in a mini-lab or even a home setting previously that is now only available in hospitals or physician offices. I do this for two reasons: (1) I believe that patients and healthcare consumers should assume more responsibility for their own health; and (2) healthcar ... Read on »
Bright Light, Dim WBC's by Brandy W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:30pm I went on CBC this morning and gave an alright interview: CBC Brandy Interview. . . It's hard to think of what to say that early in the morning. Oh yeah, and you need Real Player to be able to listen to the interview. Anyway, then I had my usual lab work done this morning to check how my white blood cell (WBC) count is going. After I got p ... Read on »
TICK- BORN DISEASE: DIAGNOSIS and TREATMENT by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Sun 23 Jan 2011 9:06am FROM THE TOWNSEND LETTER FOR DOCTORS http://www.townsendletter.com/July2010/savechildren0710.html  Saving Our Children: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Tick-Borne Diseases                                                                                                                       Dr. Ann Corson by Scott Forsgren          ... Read on »
Differential White Blood Cell Count Result by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 10:36pm The result of the Differential White Blood Cell Count wasn’t there. Dr TL picked up the phone and enquired the result. This year, the pathology company who has blood collection room at the surgery changed. Maybe, there is a slight difference in administration style. It wasn’t a straight forward conversation. People at the other end ... Read on »
Differential White Blood Cell Count & New Exercise by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 10:58am The latest medical meeting was fun. I feel strange sense of guilt when I said “fun”… But medical meeting shouldn’t be serious as I’m still getting benefit out of it. Dr TL was cheeky. He tried to trick me to sing by saying singing will increase oxygen saturation. I believe there is a truth in it. And, yes I follow my doctor’s instr ... Read on »
Maybe one of us could have saved Heath Ledger by Dr. Paul V. Doctor of ChiropractyFacebook Posted Tue 13 May 2008 5:32pm Part 1 This is the first of four articles that will go over the natural treatment of insomnia, anxiety and depression. We are not suggesting that anyone discontinue their drugs—especially if they are working. But since drugs address symptoms and not the cause of a problem, we can use the information provided by a successful ... Read on »
Why you need to look at absolute numbers (not just percentages) of white cells by pathologystudent Posted Mon 20 May 2013 11:25am Q. I need help with this question from Robbins: 15 year old boy with fever of 10 days. Petechial hemorrhages on trunk and extremities. CBC shows Hg 13.2, Hct 38.9%, MCV, 93, plt ct 175,000 and WBC ct 1860 with 1% segs, 98% lymphs, and 1% monocytes. BM biopsy shows no abnormal cells. What’s the diagnosis? ... Read on »