Test Findings
 

Monocytosis

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Overview

  • An increase circulating monocytes is known as monocytosis.
    • Causes of Monocytosis

    • Chronic infection - tuberculosis, EBV, bacterial endocarditis
    • Chronic inflammation - rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, SLE
    • Malignancy - chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, acute myeloid leukaemia, lymphoma
    • Post splenectomy
    • Exercise
    • Smoking
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