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What does BASO (basophil ) indicate on a CBC A count of 12

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What does BASO (basophil ) indicate on a CBC    A count of 12 is very high what could it mean???
Submitted: 8 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. RK replied 8 years ago.


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The increase in blood basophils count is known as basophilia. It is commonly associated with leucocytosis. The isolated basophilia is a uncommon finding and associated with CML.

The other causes of basophilia are hyperlipidemia, infection like chronic sinusitis,polycythemia vera, small pox, chicken pox, , ulcerative colitis,etc.

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