eosinopenia


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Related to eosinopenia: basophilia, lymphocytosis, neutrophilia, basopenia
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Noun1.eosinopenia - a decrease in the number of eosinophils in the blood
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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e·o·sin·o·pe·ni·a

n. eosinopenia, número reducido de células eosinófilas en la sangre.
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Eosinopenia: Is it a good marker of sepsis in comparison to procalcitonin and C-reactive protein levels for patients admitted to a critical care unit in an urban hospital?
In Table 18, Eosinophilia was seen in 6% (n=15) of the patients and 2.8% (n=7) of the patients had Eosinopenia and majority 91.2% (n=228) of the patients had normal Absolute Eosinophil Count.
Results from this study demonstrate that capture, transport, and restraint for noninvasive diagnostic tests resulted in a relative leukopenia, lymphopenia, monocytopenia, eosinopenia, increased H : L ratio, and unchanged venous blood pH, despite a mild respiratory acidosis and compensatory metabolic alkalosis.
We propose that, in endemic areas for both diseases, clinicians assisting HIV-infected patients should increase their degree of clinical suspicion and include VL more often in the differential diagnosis of these patients, even if some of the classic clinical and laboratory features (like fever, splenomegaly or eosinopenia) are absent, and the immunoassay test is negative.
It is important to note that the presence of eosinopenia indicates a poor prognosis, attributable to the fact that eosinophils are the primary cells that provide immunity against parasitic infections [17].
Leucocytosis, neutrophilia, eosinopenia, and lymphopenia, along with high serum bilirubin concentration have also been reported in equine leptospirosis (Pinna et al., 2013).
Deibener-Kaminsky et al .[sup][7] found that neutrophilia, eosinopenia, and lymphopenia were independent predictors of the severity of abdominal pain in patients of emergency department.
Corticoid therapy causes lymphopenia, monocytopenia and eosinopenia (28).
(8) suggest that eosinopenia, a recently proposed marker for differential diagnosis of sepsis from systemic inflammatory response in ICU patients, may also be used to predict appendicitis-related perforation.