monocytes absolute in my complete blood count are out of range.
They are 0.1 Some know what that is?
|What did your doctor think
[quote]Monocytes Ref. Range 0.0 - 13.0
Monocytes are a type of phagocyte. These mature into macrophages, important germ eating cells. A low number can put you at a higher risk of getting sick from an infection, particularly those caused by bacteria.[/quote]
It says for the monocyte count (absolute) the range is 40-900
Well, this looks serious, and I suspect it goes on with those who have the CFIDS, which I suspect is caused by a chemical exposure. Do you have fatigue and depression and sleeplessness ... quite a range of odd, seemingly unrelated symptoms?
Do you remember a time when your eyes burned and hurt, & urine turned dark, and a horrible fatigue hit?
recognize a variety of microorganisms, especially gram-negative
bacteria. Activated monocytes turn into macrophages that can engulf and
destroy microorganisms and secrete a variety of cytokines that modulate
the activity of other leukocytes."
There are some things to look into - to see whether 2-butoxyethanol has harmed someone. If so, the monocytes may be part of what to look for in that 'picture'