How to Cite This Chapter: Don-Wauchope A, Chetty VT, Ivica J, Kavsak P, Khan WI, Lafreniere M, Nouri K, Solnica B. Monocytes. McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine. Kraków: Medycyna Praktyczna. Accessed May 26, 2024.
Last Updated: May 9, 2022
Last Reviewed: May 9, 2022
Chapter Information

For a brief introduction and guide to abbreviations, see Laboratory Tests: General Remarks.

Analyte [material]


Reference range, target level, or decision threshold

200-800/microL (0.2-0.8 Giga/L)


Interpretation of results

Infections and recovery phase after acute infection, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases (IBD, alcoholic liver disease, systemic connective tissue diseases, sarcoidosis, immune thrombocytopenia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia), iatrogenic (glucocorticoid therapy, use of growth factors, after splenectomy), hematopoietic and lymphoid tissue neoplasms, solid tumors, bone marrow regeneration after chemotherapy or radiotherapy, neutropenia, MI, pregnancy

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