Peripheral monocyte count is associated with case fatality after intracerebral hemorrhage.

@article{Adeoye2014PeripheralMC,
  title={Peripheral monocyte count is associated with case fatality after intracerebral hemorrhage.},
  author={Opeolu Adeoye and Kyle B. Walsh and Jessica G Woo and Mary A. Haverbusch and Charles Moomaw and J P Broderick and Brett M Kissela and Dawn Kleindorfer and Matthew Flaherty and Daniel Woo},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={e107-11}
}
BACKGROUND Leukocytosis is associated with hemorrhage volume and early neurologic deterioration after intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). We examined total white blood cell (WBC) count, absolute monocyte count (AMC), and absolute neutrophil count (ANC) as potential readily available prognostic biomarkers in human ICH. METHODS In a retrospective study, adult patients aged 18 years or older who presented to 1 of 2 local hospitals with nontraumatic ICH from July 2008 to December 2009 within 12 hours… CONTINUE READING