heterophil


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het•er•o•phil

(ˈhɛt ər ə fɪl)

adj.
reacting with or having an affinity for more than one kind of substance, as an antibody with more than one antigen.
[1915–20]
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religiosa palawanensis were observed to be within the range though some of the components of the differential WBC count, specifically the heterophil, eosinophil, and monocyte, on the other hand, had slight variations.
RBC WBC count MCV /fl MCH /pg Lymphocyte Heterophil % and H/L ratio were affected significantly either through pedigree selection or mass selection procedure.
1Immune system may kill autologous organisms by mistake because some bacteria and pathogens share the same heterophil antigens with human.
At days 15 and 30 of experiment, total leukocyte counts (TLC), eosinophil, basophil, monocyte and heterophil significantly (P Less than 0.
The heterophils population and Heterophils/Lymphocyte (H/L) ratio was also improved in both yogurt and garlic supplemented groups, however g3 garlic fed group showed a better response in increasing heterophil population over the range of garlic fed groups.
The effects of long-term caging and molt of Single Comb White Leghorn hens on heterophil to lymphocyte ratios, corticosterone and thyroid hormones.
Lab tests, such as complete blood counts, heterophil antibodies, and Epstein-Barr titers, may show abnormalities characteristic of the disease but are not reliable for making decisions about sports readiness.
Lab tests were ordered and showed a WBC count of 14,400 with absolute lymphocytosis; AST enzyme was slightly increased; and ALT enzyme was about three times the upper limit of normal and heterophil antibodies were positive.
A backward stepwise regression (n = 28) was run to analyze the relationship between blood Hg concentration and hematocrit, glucose, lymphocyte cell count, heterophil cell count, urea nitrogen, total protein, albumin, aspartate aminotransferase (AST), calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, chlorine, globulin, creatine phosphokinase (CPK), and uric acid.
Common diagnostic testing for EBV consists of nonspecific heterophil antibody testing and serologic antibody testing for EBV.