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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A higher BCS was significantly associ ated with higher calculated osmolality, PC[O.sub.2], temperature-corrected PC[O.sub.2], PCV, and leukocyte, heterophil, lymphocyte, and monocyte values.
Relationships between bilateral asymmetry and tonic immobility reaction or heterophil to lymphocyte ratio in five breeds of chickens.
Effect of growth promoters on WBC number and differential count and Heterophil to Lymphocyte Ratio (H/L) in broiler chickens reared for 40 days revealed in Table 4.
Results showed that the heterophil cells were the highest values of leukocytes, followed by lymphocytes.
RBC WBC count MCV /fl MCH /pg Lymphocyte Heterophil % and H/L ratio were affected significantly either through pedigree selection or mass selection procedure.
There are numerous pathogeneses for ARD of which the destruction of cross immunity is most important.1Immune system may kill autologous organisms by mistake because some bacteria and pathogens share the same heterophil antigens with human.
Peritoneal macrophages were isolated and in vitro cytotoxic activity was assessed along with their nitric oxide (NO) production, blood heterophil to the lymphocyte ratio (H:L), mitogenic response to phytohemagglutinin-P (PHA-P), serum IgM and IgG titers and serum corticosterone concentration.
At days 15 and 30 of experiment, total leukocyte counts (TLC), eosinophil, basophil, monocyte and heterophil significantly (P Less than 0.05) decreased in As treated broiler chicks only or with Se and Vit E in contrast to control birds.
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.TLC remained normal in both yogurt and garlic fed groups throughout the experiment.
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.