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Neutrophils

Increase in acute infections and are phagocytic

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Basophils

Increase in allergy, release histamine (increases inflammation) and heparin. Heparin decreases blood clotting.

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Eosinophils

Increase in allergy and parasite infestation (decreases infestation)

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Lymphocytes

Produce antibodies

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Monocytes

Very phagocytic. Increase in chronic infections and are phagocytic. in tissues they are called macrophages,

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Order of common to least comment types of white blood cells.

NLMEB - Neutrophils, Lymphocytes, Monophils, Eosinophils, Basophil