Descriptor English: Leukocytosis
Descriptor Spanish: Leucocitosis
Descriptor leucocitosis
Entry term(s) pleocitosis
Scope note: Incremento transitorio en el número de leucocitos en un fluido corporal.
Descriptor Portuguese: Leucocitose
Descriptor French: Hyperleucocytose
Entry term(s): Leukocytoses
Tree number(s): C15.378.553.475
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A transient increase in the number of leukocytes in a body fluid.
Annotation: coord with type of white cell and body fluid, using available subheadings when appropriate
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Leukocyte Count MeSH
DeCS ID: 8141
Unique ID: D007964
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Leukocytosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0012413
Scope note A transient increase in the number of leukocytes in a body fluid.
Preferred term Leukocytosis
Entry term(s) Leukocytoses
Pleocytosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0012414
Preferred term Pleocytosis
Entry term(s) Pleocytoses

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