What is a basophils blood test for?
Small in Number:
Basophils are a type of white blood cell. This type of white blood cell is the smallest in number and accounts for less than 1 percent of all the white blood cells. Basophils play an important role in the immune system and release histamine during an allergic reaction.
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A blood test for basophil count is done to determine whether or not the number of basophils in the blood is within the normal reference range, which...
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