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Toxic Granulation of Neutrophils

 
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Overview

Toxic granulation is present when there is an increase in the number of large basophilic granules within circulating neutrophils.
Levels of toxic granulation are highly correlated with C-reactive protein (CRP) values in patients with infection or inflammation.
  • Toxic Granulation of Neutrophils
     
  • Causes of Toxic Granulation

  • Bacterial infection
  • Inflammation
  • G-CSF
  • Pregnancy
  • Recovery post bone marrow suppression
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