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monocytic leukemoid reaction

 

Definition: leukocytosis of varying degree, 30,000–40,000/mm3, with adult monocytes and immature forms amounting to 30% (or more) of the total number of white blood cells in the circulating blood; may be observed in association with tuberculosis, especially the first infection, miliary type.

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