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What is Gran in a CBC?

Gran is short for granulocyte. The White Blood Count (WBC) in a blood test result is broken down into Granulocytes (GRAN) and Lymphocytes (LYM). White blood cells are part of the immune system. An elevated level of granulocytes is indicative of a bacterial infection.

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Consequently, what is considered a high granulocyte count?

An increase in the number of granulocytes occurs in response to infections, autoimmune diseases, and blood cell cancers. An abnormally high white blood cell count usually indicates an infection or disease. Granulocytosis is one condition characterized by a high white blood cell count.

Subsequently, question is, what does a CBC with differential test for? A CBC with differential is used to help diagnose and monitor many different conditions, including anemia and infection. Also called blood cell count with differential.

Also know, what is a normal granulocyte count?

Reference ranges for differential white blood cell counts are as follows : Neutrophils - 2500-8000 per mm3 (55-70%) Lymphocytes - 1000-4000 per mm3 (20–40%) Monocytes - 100-700 per mm3 (2–8%)

What is mid on a CBC?

MID. Indicates the combined value of the other types of white blood cells not classified as lymphocytes or granulocytes. GRAN (Granulocyte). A type of of WBC that plays a key role in infection. RBC (Red Blood Cell).

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