Question by  Thea (37)

What is the meaning of EOS in blood work results?


Answer by  tmstp6207 (43)

EOS is eosinophil. Eosinophil is a white blood cell that helps your immune system. If you have certain diseases your EOS count will be higher. Allergies, inflammation, asthma, parasitic infections, Cushing's disease are a few things that would make your EOS count go up. An EOS test can also help diagnose drug reactions.


Answer by  Ndlightningbug (132)

EOS stands for eosinophils,which are one type of white blood cell your body creates to fight foreign objects. An elevated level is often seen with an allergic reaction, a parasitic infection or possibly a deleterious reaction to a medication. Eosinophils can be elevated with certain diseases, and if necessary, an absolute eosinophil count will be done from a blood smear.


Answer by  AnnSir (106)

An esionophil, or EOS is a type of white blood cell. The normal range for esinophils is 0-9%. Common causes of elevated EOS include allergy and parasitic infection.


Answer by  cespharm (18)

EOS stands for Eosinophils. EOs is a type of blood which has a normal range of 0-9%. Elevated EOS would include allergy and parasitic infection. It is also used to evaluate Hodgkins disease.


Answer by  obviouslyincognito (17)

This is the abbreviation for Eosinophils. Eosinophils are a specific type of white blood cell. High levels can signal an infection or inflammation.


Answer by  k0nok0 (224)

Eosinophils it is to test for allergic reactions a normal range is between zero and four percent. It can also be used to detect parasitic infections and evaluate Hodgkins disease.

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