Concentration of white blood cells in blood

Value ~6600 cells/mm^3
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Hannon JP, Shields JL, Harris CW. Effects of altitude acclimatization on blood composition of women. J Appl Physiol. 1969 May26 (5):540-7.PubMed ID5781604
Method Derived manually from figure 2. Total differential leukocyte counts were made on blood smears stained with Wright’s stain.
Comments This value is from eight women. According to wikipedia the range is 4,000-11,000white blood cells/mm^3. The concentration of red blood cells is ~5×10^6 cells/mm^3, BNID 102745, Thus white blood cells comprise ~1% of cells in blood
Entered by Uri M
ID 102747