21st October 2019

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What does high lymphocytes in CBC mean?

Lymphocytosis (lim-foe-sie-TOE-sis), or a high lymphocyte count, is an increase in white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are an important part of the immune system. They help fight off diseases, so it's normal to see a temporary rise in the number of lymphocytes after an infection.

Correspondingly, what is the normal range of lymphocytes?

Reference ranges for differential white blood cell count in normal adults is as follows: Neutrophils - 2.0–7.0×109/l (40–80%) Lymphocytes - 1.0–3.0×109/l (20–40%)

What is considered high lymphocytes?

Lymphocytosis (lim-foe-sie-TOE-sis), or a high lymphocyte count, is an increase in white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are an important part of the immune system. A count significantly higher than 3,000 lymphocytes in a microliter of blood is generally considered to be lymphocytosis in adults.
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