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  1. WBC, phagocytosis of bacteria, increased in bacterial infections

    60-70% WBCs
    neutrophils
  2. secretes histamines, increases in chicken pocks, sinusitis, diabetes, myxedema, polycythemia

    < .5%
    basophils
  3. enzymatic destruction of parasites, phagocytize antigen-antibody complex, allergens.

    increased in parasitic infections, allergies.

    2-4%
    eosinophils
  4. directly kills infected cells, cancer cells, foreigh tissue
    t-cells, lymphocytes, made in thymus
  5. become macrophages, important phagocytic cells. Phagocytize debris and pathogens.

    Increase in viral infections.
    3-8% WBCs
    monocytes
  6. becomes plasma cells, secretes antibodies
    b-cells, lymphocytes, made in bone marrow
  7. elevated neutrophils indicates,
    bacterial infection, stress, phagocytosis of bacteria, increased in bacterial infections60-70% WBCs
  8. elevated lymphocytes indicates
    viral infections, mono, whooping cough & immune response
  9. elevated monocytes indicates
    malaria, fungal infections, TB, presence of viral infection, and inflammation
  10. elevated basophils indicates
    secretes histamines, increases in chicken pocks, sinusitis, diabetes, myxedema, polycythemia, hypothyroidism, cancer
  11. elevated eosinophils indicates
    allergic reaction, autoimmune disease, parasitic worms, allergies,
  12. Type A- can donate to
    A-, AB-, AB+
  13. destroys cancer cells, cells infected w/viruses, presents antigens.

    increases in diverse infections and immune response, mono, whooping cough, viral infection

    25-33% of WBCs
    lymphocytes

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Blood cells
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2016-07-13 05:03:37
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