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Researchers Identified an Association Between PBMC Count and Bone Health

Aug 22, 2016 2:00:05 AM / by Stacy Matthews Branch, DVM, PhD posted in bone health indicator, bone mineral density testing, peripheral blood mononuclear cells, purified peripheral blood mononuclear cells, research, Uncategorized


Routine blood tests to determine overall health or the presence of disease states include obtaining peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) counts. Peripheral blood mononuclear cells are blood cells that have a round nucleus. These are different from other bloods cells, such as red blood cells and platelets that do not contain nuclei and neutrophils that have multi-lobed nuclei.

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