monocytosis

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Monocytosis is a monocyte count greater than 0.8 x 10^9 per litre.

Causes include:

  • myelodysplasia
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • infections:
    • tuberculosis
    • brucellosis
    • malaria
    • infective endocarditis
    • rickettsial infections

A suggested management of raised monocytes in adults (1):

Reference:

  • NHS Camden CCG. Abnormal FBC guidance - for adults (Accessed 30/10/19)

Last edited 10/2019 and last reviewed 10/2019

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