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What Causes Low Monocytes?

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There can be many causes for low monocytes in your blood. One cause can be from a release of toxins into the bloodstream. Another cause can be from an infection. You can find more information here: http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec14/ch174/ch...
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Monocytes are a type of white blood cell. In general, low monocyte counts are a good sign, while high monocyte counts may be an indicator of infection.
A normal absolute monocyte count for adults is 0.2-0.95 x 103 cells/microL.
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