Definition of Differential blood count

1. Noun. Counting the number of specific types of white blood cells found in 1 cubic millimeter of blood; may be included as part of a complete blood count.

Generic synonyms: Blood Count

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Literary usage of Differential blood count

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1. Pyorrhea Alveolaris by Friedrich Hecker (1913)
"The technique for making a blood smear for a differential blood count is difficult for the beginner, but with a little practice soon becomes very easy. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... to certain bacilli and certain toxins in such a definite way is of great assistance to the differential blood count either in diagnosis or in prognosis. ..."

3. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1908)
"Quite recently much has been written as to the value of a differential blood count in determining the advisability of operation in these cases. ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1912)
"The value of the differential blood count in these cases is exceedingly problematical. ... A differential blood count may aid in a diagnosis in that, ..."

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