The Influence of Adrenal Secretons on Leucocyte Distribution and Counts: Investigation into the Aetiology of Idiopathic Benign Ethnic Leuko-Neutropenia

@inproceedings{Nwobodo2004TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Adrenal Secretons on Leucocyte Distribution and Counts: Investigation into the Aetiology of Idiopathic Benign Ethnic Leuko-Neutropenia},
  author={E. D. Nwobodo and Patrick Ifeanyichukwu Ndukuba},
  year={2004}
}
Many apparently, health Africans present with leuko-neutropenia. The origin of the so-called benign ethnic leuko-neutropenia remains uncertain. Africans are also, known to have small adrenal cortices. Cortisol is the major secretion of the adrenal cortex, which profoundly influences leukocyte profile. We investigated the influence of Adrenalectomy (ADX) on the leukocyte distribution of albino rats, and correlated the plasma cortisol level of apparently healthy adult male Nigerians (n=20) with… CONTINUE READING

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