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 »

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... More »

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White blood cells, representing approximately 1 percent of the blood, provide resistance against infection and disease. Causes of low white blood count include viral infection, cancer, HIV, chronic disorders and chemothe... 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 »

The number of monocytes, which are a type of white blood cell, in the blood often increases in response to an infection in the body. These cells work with other leukocytes to remove the tissue damaged by infection, accor... 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 »

Low levels of absolute eosinophils are caused by either alcohol intoxication or the over production of certain specific steroids in the body, such as corticosol, as reported by MedlinePlus. Absolute eosinophils are white... More »