Symptoms Of High Eosinophil Count

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Definition

An absolute eosinophil count is a blood test that measures the number of white blood cells called eosinophils. Eosinophils become active when you have certain allergic diseases, infections, and other medical conditions.

See also: Blood differential


Alternative Names

Eosinophils; Absolute eosinophil count


How the test is performed

Blood is drawn from a vein, usually on the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. The puncture site is cleaned with antiseptic, and an elastic band is...

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