Pleocytosis

What is Pleocytosis?

Pleocytosis is an increased cell count {Gk. pleion more}, particularly an increase in white blood cell (WBC) count, in a bodily fluid, such as cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). It is often defined specifically as an increased WBC count in CSF.

Increased white blood cell count in the blood is called leukocytosis.

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