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Eos count, total eosinophil count.
To assist in diagnosing conditions related to immune response such as asthma, dermatitis, and hay fever. Also used to assist in identification of parasitic infections.
Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
(Method: Manual count using eosinophil stain and hemocytometer or automated analyzer)
Absolute count: 50 to 500 cells/microL [SI units (0.05–0.5 × 109/L)]
Relative percentage: 1% to 4%