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Test Findings


April 24th, 2019


Basophilia is the presence of increased numbers of circulating basophils.
Marked basophilia is classically a sign of myeloproliferative neoplasms such as CML.
  • Causes of Basophilia

  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms - chronic myeloid leukaemia, polycythaemia vera, myelofibrosis
  • Allergies - asthma, atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis
  • Inflammation - autoimmune disease, graft vs host disease
  • Lymphoma
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