What is Leukocytosis? - Causes & Types


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Which of the following is NOT a white blood cell?

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1. If leukocytosis is present, then it is a pretty good indication of which of the following conditions?

2. With Neutrophilia we see an increase in neutrophils. What are neutrophils particularly good at neutralizing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

White blood cells, or leukocytes, are the armed forces of cells in our bodies. When our bodies are under attack, the cells increase in number. This quiz/worksheet combo will help assess your understanding of the causes of this increase. The questions will test you on types of white blood cells and their roles in fighting off sickness.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following aspects of leukocytosis:

  • Causes of leukocytosis
  • Types of white blood cells
  • Forms of leukocytosis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test their knowledge gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about leukocytosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of white blood cells
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the causes and types of leukocytosis

Additional Learning

View the corresponded lesson called What is Leukocytosis? to learn more about the causes and types of this condition. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Define leukocytosis
  • Learn about the types of white blood cells
  • Know the types and causes of leukocytosis