What is the role of CBC counts in the workup of chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)?

Updated: Jul 29, 2019
  • Author: Roman J Nowicki, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Peripheral blood leukocytosis (>8.5 X 103/µL) is a characteristic finding that reflects increased numbers of circulating neutrophils. Most patients are anemic (hemoglobin < 12.5 g%), usually with a microcytic hypochromic picture.


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