How to use White-blood-cells in a sentence
Echinacea stimulates certain white blood cells and has antiviral, antibacterial as well as anti-inflammatory properties.
It is also known to prevent the release of inflammatory chemicals called basophils and eosinophils from mast cells and white blood cells.
Normally there are very few eosinophils in the blood, just a few percent of all the white blood cells.
The most widely used in the UK (G-CSF) boosts white blood cells called granulocytes.
Lymph vessels carry lymph vessels carry lymph, a watery fluid that contains white blood cells called lymphocytes.Advertisement
A different kind of allergic reaction involves white blood cells called TH2 lymphocytes.
Other types of white blood cells include macrophages and neutrophils.
The cells were collected after the daughter was given granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor for 5 days to boost her white blood cells.
Some white blood cells can produce special chemicals called antibodies that destroy microorganisms.
It suppresses the white blood cells which trigger a rejection response to the transplanted organ.Advertisement
The problem was that white blood cells were in the transfused blood causing reactions.
These actions prevent the bacterium from being attacked and destroyed by the white blood cells of the host (Gould, 1987).
Zinc helps build energetic white blood cells (which eliminate bacterial infections).
During injury repair, they add the sugar fucose to the proteins that allow white blood cells to bind to the sites of damage.
The cat's antibodies stop protecting the cat from infection and actually assist the virus in infecting white blood cells.Advertisement
The IFA test looks specifically at the white blood cells for the antigen and therefore gives a more definitive diagnosis of the disease.
Human Leukeocytic Antigens (HLA) molecules are found on the surface of human white blood cells and help to coordinate the immune response.
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.
In acute leukemias, the maturation process of the white blood cells is interrupted.
Different types of white blood cells are involved in the two leukemias.Advertisement
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).
The number of white blood cells in CSF is very low, usually necessitating a manual WBC count.
Granulocytopenia-A condition characterized by a deficiency of white blood cells.
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.
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.Advertisement
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.
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.
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.
These white blood cells also provoke more inflammation, continuing the downward spiral that marks untreated CF.
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.
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.
The doctor may even observe the sputum microscopically for the presence of bacteria and white blood cells.
It is important for the formation of red and white blood cells.
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.
The lymph nodes are small structures that filter the lymph fluid and contain many white blood cells to fight infections.
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.
A high proportion of immature white blood cells indicates a bacterial infection.
Tests to determine the presence and quantity of hexosaminidase A can be performed on the blood, specially treated skin cells, or white blood cells.
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.
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).
The white blood cells and platelets are most likely to be affected by chemotherapy.
Patients receiving chemotherapy are more likely to acquire infections because their infection-fighting white blood cells are reduced.
When the white blood cell count drops too low, the doctor may prescribe medications called colony stimulating factors, which help white blood cells grow.
Chronic leukemia is a disease in which abnormal, cancerous white blood cells are made in the bone marrow.
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.
A localized staph infection is confined to a ring of dead and dying white blood cells and bacteria.
A mild fever and/or an increase in the number of infection-fighting white blood cells may occur.
Immunoglobulins are made by white blood cells known as B cells (B lymphocytes).
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.
The alveoli fill further with fluid and debris from the large number of white blood cells being produced to fight the infection.
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.
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.
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.
Eosinophils are immune system white blood cells that destroy parasitic organisms and play a major role in allergic reactions.
Leukotrienes-Substances that are produced by white blood cells in response to antigens and contribute to inflammatory and asthmatic reactions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The damaged follicle weakens and bursts open, releasing sebum, bacteria, skin cells, and white blood cells into surrounding tissues.
The presence of a pertussis-like cough along with an increase of certain specific white blood cells (lymphocytes) is suggestive of pertussis (whooping cough).
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.
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.
They carry lymph, a thin, watery fluid resembling blood plasma and containing white blood cells.
Listeria monocytogenes live inside specific white blood cells called macrophages.
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.
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.
In 2001 The White Stripes released what would be their first significantly successful album, White Blood Cells.