Transient peripheral leukocytosis in children with afebrile seizures.

  title={Transient peripheral leukocytosis in children with afebrile seizures.},
  author={Metin Aydoğan and A. Kursat Aydogan and Bulent Kara and Berkant Basim and Sarper M. Erdoğan},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={22 1},
The purpose of this study was (1) to demonstrate whether peripheral blood leukocytosis accompanies first afebrile seizures without bacterial infection, (2) to investigate the duration of leukocytosis, and (3) to assess the relationship between peripheral blood leukocytosis and seizure characteristics. Complete blood count was routinely obtained from all the patients. Blood and urine cultures were obtained from patients with leukocytosis. On the 24th hour of admission, a second complete blood… CONTINUE READING

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