Monocyte levels higher than 8 percent are considered elevated, which can be caused due to inflammation, virus-related fever, stress or organ necrosis. Monocytes are one type of white blood cell measured during a blood di... More »

Monocytes are a type of white blood cell produced in the bone marrow. Their main function is to fight infection. A high absolute monocyte count occurs as a result of chronic infection. More »

Monocytes are a white blood cell that help the body to fight off infections. A low number of monocytes, called monocytopenia, is the result of a decrease in the overall level of white blood cells. More »

High levels of C-reactive protein are caused by the inflammation that accompanies certain infections and serious diseases, says WebMD. The measurement determines the level of inflammation within the body, but tests do no... More »

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. More »

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. More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

There are many things that cause a person to have heart palpitations, with some of the most common being fever, stress, fear, exercise, panic attacks and illegal drug use, according to the National Institutes of Health's... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels