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n. pl. mon·o·cy·to·ses (-sēz)
An abnormal increase of monocytes in the blood, occurring in infectious mononucleosis and certain bacterial infections such as tuberculosis.
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Noun1.monocytosis - increase in the number of monocytes in the bloodmonocytosis - increase in the number of monocytes in the blood; symptom of monocytic leukemia
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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There have also been reports of neutropenia, monocytosis, eosinophilia and leucocytosis.
The monocytes presented marked values in all fish farms, which were consistent with a monocytosis. However, the lymphocytes and neutrophils, despite a wide variation, were within the reference values for the species (Azevedo et al, 2006; Ghiraldelli et al, 2006b).
The apparent basophilia and monocytosis of these ducks could be based on the chronic stress of rehabilitation and captivity in relatively intensive rearing conditions compared with what would be encountered naturally.
On the other hand, data available on effects of non-persistent pesticides on human hematopoiesis are increasing, which include reports of leukopenia, leukocytosis, lymphopenia, lymphocytosis, neutropenia, monocytosis, anemia, and thrombocytopenia associated with occupational exposure to contemporary pesticides (9,11,15-20).
Cases of neutrophilia indicating left shift are often related to lymphopenia, which are accompanied by monocytosis, a marker demonstrating acute inflammation.17 When our data was examined, appendicitis was detected to be the group in which neutrophil and monocyte increased mostly and lymphocyte decreased mostly.
The patient had atypical features, such as splenomegaly, anemia, neutropenia, monocytosis, and thrombocytopenia with poor treatment response to NSAIDs.
Although 53 patients (81.5%) had monocytosis, no significant difference was noted between those who were treated for TB and those who were not.
Eosinophilia, monocytosis, mild anemia and thrombocytosis may also appear in this disease.
However, no evidence of monocytosis (monocyte count: 0.01 x 109/L) accompanying the lymphocytopenia was found as reported previously,[4] which might be due to the transient exhaustion of the immune response.
Insights into Borrelia miyamotoi infection from an untreated case demonstrating relapsing fever, monocytosis and a positive C6 Lyme serology.
Results showed that addition of Vitamin D hastens microscopic AFB sputum smear conversion and improved treatment-induced resolution of lymphopenia, monocytosis, hypercytokinaemia, and hyperchemokinaemia.
Leukocytosis in association with lymphopenia, monocytosis and esinophilia was recorded in retained placenta affected buffaloes which might be due to poor immune mechanism accompanied with inflammation of uterus that required higher number of monocytes for scavenging the foreign cellular debris (Sivaraman et al., 2003).