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What does a SEGS level of 68 in a blood report suggest?

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Posted on Wed, 13 May 2015
Question: My daughter is 12 and has had on going stomach issues for 5 weeks. A complete blood work up has been done the only result outside of normal range was segs at 68. What does that mean?
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ali Rauf (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Ongoing infection in the body

Detailed Answer:
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My name is Dr Muhammad Ali Rauf & i will look into your problem.

I have gone through your query and would try to help you in the best possible way. Segs is another terminology for Neutrophils. Neutrophils are responsible for protection of the body and plays role in immunity. They kill the bacteria causing infection. Whenever there is on going infection in the body then their levels rise. As soon as the infection subsides, their level gets back to normal.


Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help if not then don't forget to close the discussion and rate it.
Wishing you good health !!
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What does a SEGS level of 68 in a blood report suggest?

Brief Answer: Ongoing infection in the body Detailed Answer: Hello My name is Dr Muhammad Ali Rauf & i will look into your problem. I have gone through your query and would try to help you in the best possible way. Segs is another terminology for Neutrophils. Neutrophils are responsible for protection of the body and plays role in immunity. They kill the bacteria causing infection. Whenever there is on going infection in the body then their levels rise. As soon as the infection subsides, their level gets back to normal. Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help if not then don't forget to close the discussion and rate it. Wishing you good health !!