Eosinophil count - absolute
Alternate Names : Eosinophils, Absolute eosinophil count
Less than 350 cells per microliter (cells/mcL).
Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.
What do Abnormal Results Mean?
High numbers of eosinophils (eosinophilia) are usually associated with allergic diseases and infections from parasites such as worms. A high eosinophil count may be due to:
A lower-than-normal eosinophil count may be due to:
- Alcohol intoxication
- Over production of certain steroids in the body (such as cortisol)