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  • It was found that the tissues were attacked by phagocytic cells that became enlarged and carried away fragments of the tissue; the cells were subsequently identified as leucocytes or blood-cells.

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  • These do not take a direct part in the formation of the new tissue, but it is believed merely yield their surplus acquisitions, becoming ordinary blood-cells or disappearing altogether.

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  • The healthy bone marrow reacts with remarkable rapidity to the demand for more blood cells which may be required by the organism; its reactions and variations in disease are very striking.

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  • Large nucleated red blood-cells make their appearance.

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  • Also, never feed an onion to your pet, as large amounts can destroy your pet's red blood cells causing anemia.

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  • Echinacea stimulates certain white blood cells and has antiviral, antibacterial as well as anti-inflammatory properties.

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  • It is also known to prevent the release of inflammatory chemicals called basophils and eosinophils from mast cells and white blood cells.

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  • Red blood cells transport oxygen to body cells and remove carbon monoxide.

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  • Normally there are very few eosinophils in the blood, just a few percent of all the white blood cells.

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  • Kidneys Healthy kidneys produce erythropoietin, a hormone that stimulates the formation of new red blood cells.

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  • The most widely used in the UK (G-CSF) boosts white blood cells called granulocytes.

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  • This precaution is necessary because wheatgerm contains lectin, which can potentially cause red blood cells to clump.

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  • Clinical deficiency may increase platelet aggregation and reduce the life span of red blood cells.

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  • Lymph vessels carry lymph vessels carry lymph, a watery fluid that contains white blood cells called lymphocytes.

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  • A different kind of allergic reaction involves white blood cells called TH2 lymphocytes.

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  • Control tube 8 is designed to verify that the patient's serum will not lyse the horse red blood cells.

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  • Other types of white blood cells include macrophages and neutrophils.

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  • The cells were collected after the daughter was given granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor for 5 days to boost her white blood cells.

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  • Animation showing model for the rapid invasion of red blood cells by P. falciparum merozoites.

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  • Some white blood cells can produce special chemicals called antibodies that destroy microorganisms.

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  • Monoclonal antibodies used as a treatment may for example destroy the blood cells that are causing myositis.

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  • It suppresses the white blood cells which trigger a rejection response to the transplanted organ.

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  • The disease results from replication in red blood cells of apicomplexan parasites belonging to the genus Plasmodium.

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  • There is either an excess release or incomplete removal of the bile pigment derived from hemoglobin in red blood cells.

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  • Malaria is an infectious disease due to the presence of a parasite called plasmodium within the red blood cells.

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  • The disease results from replication in red blood cells of apicomplexan parasites belonging to the genus plasmodium.

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  • Humans developed thrombocytopenia, a lack of the type of blood cells that are needed for clotting.

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  • A slowly bleeding ulcer can also cause anemia, where there are not enough red blood cells to transport oxygen around the body.

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  • In every cell of your body except your red blood cells exists a copy of your DNA.

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  • Protect red blood cells from being destroyed by poisons, such as hydrogen peroxide, in the blood.

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  • B12 is also necessary for forming red blood cells.

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  • The remainder is in soft tissues including red blood cells and muscles.

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  • When there are red blood cells in the urine (pee).

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  • This condition is characterized by abnormally enlarged immature red blood cells that are unable to divide properly.

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  • If you are anemic, you have too little hemoglobin because you have too few red blood cells.

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  • This can block the production of thromboxane which increases the stickiness of red blood cells and makes them more likely to clot.

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  • Venous thrombi are formed by stasis and are mainly composed of red blood cells intertwined with fibrin.

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  • The problem was that white blood cells were in the transfused blood causing reactions.

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  • More than 15 million units of red blood cells are transfused annually in Europe.

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  • These actions prevent the bacterium from being attacked and destroyed by the white blood cells of the host (Gould, 1987).

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  • Zinc helps build energetic white blood cells (which eliminate bacterial infections).

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  • During injury repair, they add the sugar fucose to the proteins that allow white blood cells to bind to the sites of damage.

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  • The organisms that cause this disease are bacterial parasites that affect the outer surface of the cat's red blood cells.

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  • The bacterium attaches itself to the surfaces of red blood cells.

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  • When the immune system detects the infection, it begins to systematically destroy the red blood cells that carry the bacterium.

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  • The blood sample must be thoroughly examined under a microscope to determine whether or not the blood cells have the characteristics of infected cells.

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  • This will keep your cat's body from continuing to attack the red blood cells.

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  • The cat's antibodies stop protecting the cat from infection and actually assist the virus in infecting white blood cells.

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  • The IFA test looks specifically at the white blood cells for the antigen and therefore gives a more definitive diagnosis of the disease.

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  • Vitamin B 12 helps regulate the central nervous system and brain functions, as well as the creation of new blood cells.

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  • Did you know that iron in red blood cells is what carries oxygen throughout the blood stream?

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  • Vitamin B12 benefits include the formation of red blood cells and the normal development and function of the nervous system.

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  • One of the eight B vitamins, vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that aids in the healthy maintenance of nerve cells and red blood cells.

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  • Its purpose in the human body is to create and maintain healthy red blood cells.

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  • A lack of B12 can lead to anemia, a blood disease that is characterized by a low level of red blood cells in the body.

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  • Since red blood cells give you energy and stabilize nerve function, the symptoms of both anemia and depression will fade and eventually cease.

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  • When the second stage of the cycle approaches, aka estrus, the edges of the epithelial cells become rough or cornified, and there are fewer red blood cells.

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  • Human Leukeocytic Antigens (HLA) molecules are found on the surface of human white blood cells and help to coordinate the immune response.

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  • Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder in which the blood cells cannot carry oxygen to the brain because the blood vessels to the brain are either narrowed or closed.

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  • Epoetin aids the body in producing red blood cells and is currently used to treat anemia associated with kidney disease or caused by some drugs.

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  • Anemia-A condition in which there is an abnormally low number of red blood cells in the bloodstream.

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  • Hemoglobin-An iron-containing pigment of red blood cells composed of four amino acid chains (alpha, beta, gamma, delta) that delivers oxygen from the lungs to the cells of the body and carries carbon dioxide from the cells to the lungs.

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  • Bone marrow is the tissue within bone cavities that produces blood cells.

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  • Blood is made up of red blood cells (RBCs), which carry oxygen and other materials to all tissues of the body; white blood cells (WBCs), which fight infection; and platelets, which play a part in the clotting of the blood.

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  • The bone marrow makes stem cells, which are the precursors of the different blood cells.

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  • In acute leukemias, the maturation process of the white blood cells is interrupted.

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  • This uncontrolled proliferation of the immature cells in the bone marrow affects the production of the normal red blood cells and platelets as well.

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  • Different types of white blood cells are involved in the two leukemias.

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  • Because the virus needs a rapidly dividing cell in order to multiply, it attacks the red blood cells of the body.

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  • The virus causes the destruction of red blood cells and, therefore, a deficiency in the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood (anemia) can result.

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  • Sickle cell anemia-An inherited disorder in which red blood cells contain an abnormal form of hemoglobin, a protein that carries oxygen.

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  • Bilirubin is a yellowish-red pigment that is formed and released into the bloodstream when red blood cells are broken down.

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  • It is formed and released into the bloodstream when red blood cells are broken down.

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  • In the neonate, however, there is more bilirubin than can be handled due to immature liver functioning and extra red blood cells that break down.

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  • First, infants have too many red blood cells and it is a natural process for the body to break down these excess red blood cells to form a large amount of bilirubin.

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  • Both of these conditions result in a very fast breakdown of red blood cells.

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  • Most babies with jaundice have physiologic jaundice, which is the type caused by the natural process of breaking down red blood cells.

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  • Exchange transfusion corrects anemia associated with the destruction of red blood cells and is effective in removing sensitized red blood cells before they are destroyed.

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  • The sample will be centrifuged in the laboratory to separate the antibody-containing serum from the blood cells.

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  • Using a long, thin needle inserted into the lower back to withdraw spinal fluid (lumbar puncture) will reveal increased white blood cells and no bacteria (aseptic meningitis).

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  • Bilirubin is a breakdown product of red blood cells.

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  • Red blood cells normally are removed and broken down in the spleen after about 120 days in circulation.

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  • Heme (component of hemoglobin in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body) is broken down into bilirubin, which moves to the liver where it is processed and added to bile, a digestive fluid.

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  • Infants are born with excess red blood cells that are rapidly recycled by the spleen and liver, releasing bilirubin.

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  • At birth, particularly with preterm births, an infant's immature liver may not be able to process all of the bilirubin formed as red blood cells are removed from circulation.

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  • An Rh-negative mother who was exposed to her fetus's Rh-positive blood during a previous pregnancy or delivery or who has accidentally received an Rh-positive blood transfusion has antibodies against Rh-positive blood cells.

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  • As the infant's liver matures and the excess blood cells are removed, the jaundice disappears.

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  • This destroys any Rh-positive fetal blood cells in the mother's circulation before her immune system can produce antibodies against them.

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  • Hemolysis-The process of breaking down of red blood cells.

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  • As the cells are destroyed, hemoglobin, the component of red blood cells which carries the oxygen, is liberated.

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  • The number of white blood cells in CSF is very low, usually necessitating a manual WBC count.

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  • Granulocytopenia-A condition characterized by a deficiency of white blood cells.

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  • Children with sickle cell anemia produce two abnormal hemoglobin proteins (inheriting one from each parent), which makes their red blood cells easily destructible while giving them a sickle-like shape.

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  • Since the red blood cells do not have a normal shape, their circulation in the small blood vessels is impaired as well as the function of the abnormal hemoglobin (HbS) which can no longer carry oxygen with maximum efficiency.

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  • The defective gene tells the body to make the abnormal hemoglobin HbS instead of the normal HbA, and this results in deformed red blood cells.

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  • Aplastic anemia-A disorder in which the bone marrow greatly decreases or stops production of blood cells.

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  • Some scientists believe that the trait actually provides an advantage in tropical environments because the slightly altered shape of the blood cells cause a person to be more resistant to malaria.

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  • Platelets, which are also called thrombocytes, are small disk-shaped blood cells produced in the bone marrow and involved in the process of blood clotting.

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  • After staining to make the various blood cells easier to see and distinguish, a laboratory technician views the smear through a light microscope.

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  • In addition, if the patient has a high white blood cell count, electronic counting may yield an unusually low platelet count because white blood cells may filter out some of the platelets before the sample is counted.

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  • On the other hand, if the red blood cells in the sample have burst, their fragments will be falsely counted as platelets.

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  • Hemocytometer-An instrument used to count platelets or other blood cells.

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  • Leukemia-A cancer of the blood-forming organs (bone marrow and lymph system) characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the tissues.

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  • Breastfed babies may be less likely to become infected, because breast milk contains antibodies (proteins produced by the white blood cells of the immune system) that fight the illness.

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  • Immunoglobin A-A sugar protein with a high molecular weight that acts like an antibody and is produced by white blood cells during an immune response.

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  • The body's response to infection is to increase mucus production; white blood cells fighting the infection thicken the mucus even further as they break down and release their cell contents.

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  • These white blood cells also provoke more inflammation, continuing the downward spiral that marks untreated CF.

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  • In addition, the increased heart rate that may accompany the changes in blood circulation also speeds the arrival of white blood cells to the sites of infection.

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  • The group A streptococci are hemolytic bacteria, which means that they have the ability to break red blood cells.

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  • Research has shown that pyrin has some function in controlling neutrophils, which are the white blood cells that move into an area of the body affected by stress or trauma.

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  • The red blood cells are separated from the sample and the amount of glucose is measured in the remaining plasma.

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  • The doctor may even observe the sputum microscopically for the presence of bacteria and white blood cells.

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  • It is important for the formation of red and white blood cells.

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  • A deficiency of folic acid may lead to anemia, in which there is decreased production of red blood cells.

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  • These diseases include diabetes, Down syndrome, AIDS, and any disease or condition that compromises the immune system and reduces the number of white blood cells in the body for extended periods.

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  • Hemolytic means that these streptococci are capable of destroying red blood cells.

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  • Hemolytic-Able to break down or dissolve red blood cells.

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  • The test is a measure of the time-averaged blood glucose over the 120-day life span of the red blood cells.

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  • Glucose is a labile (affected by heat) substance; therefore, plasma or serum must be separated from the blood cells and refrigerated as soon as possible.

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  • Rh blood incompatibility-Incompatibility between the blood of a mother and her baby due the absence of the Rh antigen in the red blood cells of one and its presence in the red blood cells of the other.

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  • It includes many classes of T-lymphocytes (white blood cells that detect foreign proteins called antigens).

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  • Hemoglobin is an iron-containing protein that resides within the red blood cells.

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  • The mineral content of the body may be measured by testing samples of body fluids, most commonly blood plasma, red blood cells from whole blood, and urine.

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  • The infection may also cause significant destruction of the body's red blood cells or platelets.

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  • The lymph nodes are small structures that filter the lymph fluid and contain many white blood cells to fight infections.

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  • The early symptoms of lymphadenitis are swelling of the nodes caused by a build-up of tissue fluid and an increased number of white blood cells resulting from the body's response to the infection.

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  • A high proportion of immature white blood cells indicates a bacterial infection.

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  • Tests to determine the presence and quantity of hexosaminidase A can be performed on the blood, specially treated skin cells, or white blood cells.

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  • Hemoglobin is the red pigment that gives red blood cells their characteristic color and their essential ability to transport oxygen.

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  • Porphyrias that affect heme biosynthesis in immature red blood cells were referred to as erythropoietic porphyries.

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  • If these tests reveal abnormal levels of protoporphyrins, further tests are done to measure heme precursor levels in red blood cells and the stool.

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  • Medical treatments such as removing the spleen or administering transfusions of red blood cells can create short-term benefits, but these treatments do not offer a cure.

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  • Erythropoiesis-The process through which new red blood cells are created; it begins in the bone marrow.

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  • Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS)-A potentially fatal complication of E. coli infection characterized by kidney failure and destruction of red blood cells.

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  • After one to two days, the red blood cells begin to break down, and the bruise will darken to a blue or purplish color.

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  • When new antigens enter the body, white blood cells (called macrophages) engulf them, process the information contained in the antigens, and send it to the T-cells so that an immune system response can be mobilized.

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  • These sound waves reflect off blood cells moving within the blood vessels, allowing the radiologist to calculate their speed.

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  • A natural process in which blood cells and fibrin strands clump together to stop bleeding after a blood vessel has been injured.

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  • The only way to establish whether someone has an inherited form of retinoblastoma is to see if the retinoblastoma gene is changed or deleted in the blood cells obtained from a blood sample.

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  • In this case, specialized DNA tests that look for small RB1 gene changes need to be performed on the blood cells.

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  • If a sample of tumor is available, then it is recommended that DNA testing be performed on the tumor cells prior to DNA testing of the blood cells.

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  • In these cases, DNA testing of the blood cells will not be able to ascertain whether someone is affected with an inherited or non-inherited form of retinoblastoma.

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  • If the changes in both RB1 genes are detected in the tumor cell, then these same changes can be looked for in the blood cells.

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  • If an RB1 gene is deleted or changed in all of the blood cells tested, the patient can be assumed to have been born with a changed/deleted RB1 gene in all of his or her cells.

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  • If an RB1 gene change/deletion is found in all of the blood cells tested, both parents should undergo blood testing to check for the same RB1 gene change/deletion.

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  • In some cases, a person with retinoblastoma will have an RB1 gene change/deletion detected in some of their blood cells and not others.

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  • Anemia is a blood disorder characterized by abnormally low levels of healthy red blood cells (RBCs) or reduced hemoglobin (Hgb), the iron-bearing protein in red blood cells that delivers oxygen to tissues throughout the body.

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  • Anemia can also be caused by the destruction of red blood cells or reduced red blood cell production.

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  • Because depleted iron stores cannot meet the red blood cell's needs, fewer red blood cells develop.

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  • In this early stage of anemia, the red blood cells look normal, but they are reduced in number.

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  • Anemia due to vitamin C deficiency is a rare disorder that causes the bone marrow to manufacture abnormally small red blood cells.

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  • Hemolytic anemia can enlarge the spleen, an organ that also produces red blood cells when necessary.

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  • Sometimes curable by bone marrow transplant, but potentially fatal, aplastic anemia is characterized by decreased production of red and white blood cells and platelets (disc-shaped cells that are a key component of blood coagulation).

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  • Transfusions of packed red blood cells or whole blood may also be used to replace blood volume and to stimulate the body's own production of red blood cells.

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  • Blood tests give the doctor important information about the function of the blood cells and levels of chemicals in the blood.

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  • Because chemotherapy affects the bone marrow, where blood cells are made, levels of these cells often drop during chemotherapy.

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  • The white blood cells and platelets are most likely to be affected by chemotherapy.

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  • Patients with anemia have too few red blood cells to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the body's tissues.

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  • Patients receiving chemotherapy are more likely to acquire infections because their infection-fighting white blood cells are reduced.

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  • When the white blood cell count drops too low, the doctor may prescribe medications called colony stimulating factors, which help white blood cells grow.

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  • Platelets are blood cells that make the blood clot.

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  • Hemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body.

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  • As a result, individuals with hemoglobin H disease can experience events of hemolytic anemia-anemia caused by the rapid breakdown of the red blood cells.

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  • Knowing this level may help doctors evaluate low concentrations of normal hemoglobin in red blood cells (anemia), as well as higher-than-normal levels of fetal hemoglobin or its hereditary persistence.

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  • Hemoglobin is the oxygen-carrying protein in red blood cells.

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  • It is also the pigment that gives red blood cells their color.

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  • Red blood cells deliver hemoglobin throughout the body, ensuring that all body tissues have the oxygen they need for life and proper function.

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  • Sickle cell anemia, the inherited condition characterized by curved (sickle-shaped) red blood cells and chronic hemolytic anemia, is an example of the first category.

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  • Chronic leukemia is a disease in which abnormal, cancerous white blood cells are made in the bone marrow.

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  • Chronic leukemia is a cancer that starts in the blood cells made in the bone marrow.

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  • The bone marrow makes precursor cells called blasts or stem cells, which mature into different types of blood cells.

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  • The T and B lymphocytes can be differentiated from the other types of white blood cells based on their size and by the absence of granules inside them.

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  • The main findings are kidney failure and damage to red blood cells.

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  • The DNA in the blood cells is examined and the number of repeats in the affected gene is determined.

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  • A localized staph infection is confined to a ring of dead and dying white blood cells and bacteria.

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  • A mild fever and/or an increase in the number of infection-fighting white blood cells may occur.

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  • The diagnosis of vitamin deficiency is often aided by visual tests, such as the examination of blood cells with a microscope, the x-ray examination of bones, or a visual examination of the eyes or skin.

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  • The response to vitamin treatment can be monitored by chemical tests, by an examination of red blood cells or white blood cells, or by physiological tests, depending on the exact vitamin deficiency.

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  • Immunoglobulins are made by white blood cells known as B cells (B lymphocytes).

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  • Vitamin supplements should include vitamins A, C, and E, valuable parts of the body's defense system that help to increase production of healthy white blood cells and to fight infection.

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  • The alveoli fill further with fluid and debris from the large number of white blood cells being produced to fight the infection.

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  • Toxins may be absorbed into the blood stream where they destroy red blood cells and platelets, tiny cells important in blood clotting.

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  • Hemolysis-The process of breaking down red blood cells.

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  • The first exposure to the drug sensitizes the child's immune system by inducing specialized white blood cells to produce IgE that recognizes the specific drug.

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  • Normally when a person breathes fresh air into the lungs, the oxygen in the air binds with a molecule called hemoglobin (Hb) that is found in red blood cells.

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  • Surprisingly, people with CVID will usually have a normal number of B cells, the type of white blood cells (B-cell lymphocytes) that make antibodies to fight infection.

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  • Vitamin supplements should include vitamins A, C, and E, which are all valuable parts of the body's defense system, helping to increase the production of healthy white blood cells and to fight infection.

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  • The beginnings of teeth appear, and red blood cells begin to be produced in the liver.

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  • Eosinophils are immune system white blood cells that destroy parasitic organisms and play a major role in allergic reactions.

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  • Protein-losing enteropathy may lead to abnormally large amounts of fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces of the body (edema), abdominal distension, and lack of red blood cells (anemia).

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  • Leukotrienes-Substances that are produced by white blood cells in response to antigens and contribute to inflammatory and asthmatic reactions.

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  • This type of anemia is caused by deficient erythropoiesis, the ongoing process of the bone marrow to produce healthy red blood cells (RBCs).

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  • Because depleted iron stores cannot meet the red blood cells' needs, fewer red blood cells develop.

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  • Diagnostic testing starts with a complete blood count (CBC) and differential, counting RBCs, white blood cells (WBCs) and measuring hemoglobin (Hgb), hematocrit (Hct), and other factors.

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  • The innate immune system is made up of the skin (which acts as a barrier to prevent organisms from entering the body); white blood cells called phagocytes; a system of proteins called the complement system; and chemicals called interferons.

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  • The blood cells also are checked for their appearance.

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  • The bone marrow, a substance that is found in the cavity of bones, is the factory that produces blood cells, including some of the white blood cells that make up the immune system.

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  • B lymphocytes-Specialized blood cells that manufacture proteins called antibodies that attach themselves to invading foreign substances.

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  • T lymphocytes-Specialized blood cells that recognize invading organisms (helper T lymphocytes) and destroy them (killer T lymphocytes).

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  • Other laboratory findings that are associated with hemophilus infections include anemia (low red blood cell count) and a drop in the number of white blood cells in children with severe infections.

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  • Chloramphenicol is not a first-choice drug because of its side effects, including interference with bone marrow production of blood cells.

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  • Supportive care also includes monitoring of blood cell counts for patients using chloramphenicol, ampicillin, or other drugs that may affect production of blood cells by the bone marrow.

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  • Selenium can be measured in plasma or red blood cells and compared to normal values.

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  • The activity of an enzyme (glutathione peroxidase) in platelets (small blood cells essential in blood clotting) may be evaluated to assess selenium status.

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  • Agranulocytosis, a potentially serious but reversible condition in which the white blood cells that typically fight infection in the body are destroyed, is a possible side effect of clozapine.

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  • Carbon monoxide limits the amount of oxygen that the red blood cells can convey throughout the body.

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  • The average size of the red blood cells expressed in femtoliters.

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  • Healthy people have an adequate number of correctly sized red blood cells containing enough hemoglobin to carry sufficient oxygen to all the body's tissues.

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  • Red blood cell indices-Measurements that describe the size and hemoglobin content of red blood cells.

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  • Red cell distribution width (RDW)-A measure of the variation in size of red blood cells.

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  • When fibrous or bony tissue invades bone marrow where red blood cells are made, the individual may develop anemia.

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  • The damaged follicle weakens and bursts open, releasing sebum, bacteria, skin cells, and white blood cells into surrounding tissues.

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  • The presence of a pertussis-like cough along with an increase of certain specific white blood cells (lymphocytes) is suggestive of pertussis (whooping cough).

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  • These substances, including histamine and a group of chemicals called leukotrienes, also bring white blood cells into the area, which play a key role in the inflammatory response.

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  • They work by counteracting leukotrienes, substances released by white blood cells in the lung that cause the air passages to constrict and promote mucus secretion.

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  • They carry lymph, a thin, watery fluid resembling blood plasma and containing white blood cells.

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  • The physician may also perform enzyme studies on or look for the presence of "reducing substances" in the child's urine, look for ketones in the urine, and measure enzyme activity in the red blood cells.

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  • Listeria monocytogenes live inside specific white blood cells called macrophages.

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  • Some patients also have too few red blood cells (anemia) and an enlarged spleen (splenomegaly).

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  • Red blood cells (RBCs) from the fetus leak across the placenta and enter the woman's circulation throughout pregnancy with the greatest transfer occurring at delivery.

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  • Red blood cells (RBCs) carry several types of proteins, called antigens, on their surfaces.

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  • Usually, this incompatibility is not a factor in a first pregnancy, because few fetal blood cells reach the mother's bloodstream until delivery.

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  • The threat arises from the possibility that the mother's antibodies will attack the fetal red blood cells.

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  • As a result, a greater percentage of the baby's blood cells may be destroyed by Rh disease.

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  • Rh disease and ABO incompatibility disease are caused when a mother's immune system produces antibodies against the red blood cells of her unborn child.

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  • The antibodies cause the baby's red blood cells to be destroyed and the baby develops anemia.

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  • The destroyed red blood cells release the blood's red pigment (hemoglobin) which degrades into a yellow substance called bilirubin.

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  • Bilirubin is normally produced as red blood cells die, but the body is only equipped to handle a certain low level of bilirubin in the bloodstream at one time.

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  • The blood incompatibility is uncovered through blood tests such as the direct Coombs test, which measures the level of maternal antibodies attached to the baby's red blood cells.

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  • Red blood cells injected into the baby's abdominal cavity are absorbed into its bloodstream.

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  • This procedure involves sliding a very fine needle through the mother's abdomen and, guided by ultrasound, into a vein in the umbilical cord to inject red blood cells directly into the baby's bloodstream.

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  • This immunoglobulin destroys any fetal blood cells in her bloodstream before her immune system can react to them.

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  • Cigarette smoking raises the white blood cells count, activating the immune system; however, smoking causes low-grade chronic bronchitis, low birth weight infants, and weakened natural immunity in newborns.

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  • Bilirubin is a yellow-orange bile pigment produced during the breakdown of hemoglobin, the iron-bearing and oxygen-carrying protein in red blood cells.

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  • All newborn infants begin to destroy fetal red blood cells (RBCs) in their first few days of life, replacing them with new red blood cells.

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  • This situation results in jaundice in over 60 percent of newborns, usually due to the presence of fetal hemoglobin released into the blood during the normal destruction of fetal red blood cells.

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  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency-A sex-linked hereditary disorder in which the body lacks an enzyme that normally protects red blood cells from toxic chemicals.

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  • When people with this condition take certain drugs, their red blood cells break down, causing anemia.

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  • Red blood cells carry oxygen throughout your body, delivering it to tissues, including your scalp and hair follicles.

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  • These cells can grow into different kinds of blood cells.

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  • Preemies are often are anemic, which means they do not have enough red blood cells.

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  • Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, helps maintain healthy nerve and blood cells.

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  • It also plays a role in the making of red blood cells.

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  • This is a naturally occurring vitamin essential for developing red blood cells and nerve cells.

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  • It helps prevent anemia and works with folic acid to regulate red blood cells.

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  • There is a risk of a condition known as polycythemia vera, which is the formation of too many red blood cells.

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  • Kelp is high in iodine, which is essential for thyroid function, as well as iron, which is needed for proper function of the blood cells.

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  • The B vitamins, especially B6, B12, and folic acid are believed to help memory because they are instrumental in creating red blood cells which are responsible for carrying oxygen to the brain.

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  • Additionally, folic acid (also known as folate) helps maintain new cells as they divide, including red blood cells.

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  • Your body replaces the lost fluid within hours, while your red blood cells and iron take four and eight weeks to bounce back, respectively.

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  • Red blood cells carry oxygen, platelets promote blood clotting, plasma makes up the majority of your blood's volume and contains water, proteins and salts.

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  • According to BME Magazine, even white fluid that comes from the piercing site is normal, and it states that this is a collection of white blood cells and plasma that would create a scab anywhere else on the body.

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  • Mitochondria are energy-producing parts present in all of the body's cells aside from red blood cells.

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  • Leafy dark greens help the body repair cellular damage as well as build new blood cells.

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  • Red blood cells begin to give up oxygen more readily as the muscles become warmer.

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  • Oxygen is delivered to the cells of your body through proteins in your blood and red blood cells.

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  • In 2001 The White Stripes released what would be their first significantly successful album, White Blood Cells.

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