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WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT. Functions of WBC:. Mainly functions to protect against disease. Works mainly outside the blood stream Diapedesis - squeezing through blood vessels. Leukocytosis : WBC above 10,000/mm 3 Infection acute appendicitis. Leukopenia : WBC below 4,000/mm3 radiation - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT

  • Functions of WBC:

    Mainly functions to protect against disease.

    Works mainly outside the blood stream

    Diapedesis - squeezing through blood vessels

  • Leukocytosis:WBC above 10,000/mm3Infectionacute appendicitis. Leukopenia:WBC below 4,000/mm3radiationdrugs

    Number of white blood cells per micro liter (mm3) of Blood: 4000 to 10,000

  • Marcano:Acetic acid lyses RBCMetilen blue coloring WBC

  • 0.1 mm depth

    Cover slip

    V slash

    Ruled area

    Moat

  • WBC Count Calculation N= (n1+n2+n3+n4)/4 volume factor dilution factor

    volume factor = 10dilution factor = 20

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