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Many things can cause a low absolute monocyte count including endotoxemia, bone marrow insufficiency and hairy cell leukemia, according to Lab Tests Online. Those receiving chemotherapy might also have low monocyte count...

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Monocytes are a special type of white blood cell found in the body that ward off infection. Having too low or too high of a count can cause problems.

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Monocytes perform important functions in your body. These cells are a part of your immune system, and they help destroy the organisms that might make you sick. They also help to heal damaged or infected cells. A high cou...

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Leukemia, parasitic infections, tuberculosis, chronic inflammatory disease and viral infections are all potential causes of a high monocyte count, reports MedlinePlus. Monocytes are a type of white blood cell.

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The measurement of prothrombin time and INR levels indicate whether a patient is responding appropriately to warfarin, a blood-thinning medication, according to Lab Tests Online. Warfarin requires careful monitoring to p...

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The accuracy and precision of a given test are usually defined in the medical literature, and such information can be used to assess whether the results of a given test or series of tests are outside of the expected valu...

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The ANA test, or antinuclear antibody test, is used as a primary test to help evaluate a person for systemic autoimmune disorders, according to Lab Tests Online. The test is most commonly used to diagnose systemic lupus ...

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