Left Shift in WBCs

by Cathy Parkes September 24, 2019 Updated: December 29, 2021

Left Shift in WBCs

If labwork indicates there is a "Left Shift" in WBCs, this means that the body is fighting an infection and releasing many immature WBCs in response.



Related Posts

A patient with elevated hBNP (> 100 pg/mL) should be evaluated for Heart Failure.

Elevated hBNP

A patient with elevated hBNP (> 100 pg/mL) should be evaluated for Heart Failure.
Read More
Assessing Bowel Sounds - LevelUpRN

Assessing Bowel Sounds

Bowel sounds cannot be called "absent" until the nurse has listened for five minutes without hearing bowel activity.
Read More
The most common seizure disorder in children is febrile seizures.

Febrile Seizures

The most common seizure disorder in children is febrile seizures.
Read More