Counting of Total and Differential White Blood Cells in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Patients in Nassiryha city Thi-qar Province


  • Alaa Hussein Oleiwi College of Science, University of Thi-Qar
  • Fadhial Abbas Munshad College of Education for Pure Sciences, University of Thi-Qar
  • Ali Naeem Salman College of Education for Pure Sciences, University of Thi-Qar


cutaneous leishmaniasis, white blood cells counts, protozoa


The present study was carried out on 50 cutaneous Leishmaniasis patients  , without taken  treatments and they were having sore skin infection diagnosed by dermatologist as Cutaneous Leishmaniasis   and clinical diagnosis and 25 control groups , attended  five  main hospitals  in Thi-Qar province ,there are  Imam Hussein Teaching Hospital , Shattra  general hospital, Rifya  general hospital , Suq Al-Shayokh general hospital and Al-Chibayish general hospital, during the period from the beginning of January  2017 to end in June in the same year. The statistical analysis were P? 0.05 considered statistically significant.

There was significant decrease at p? 0.05 in mean of total WBCs in CL patients(6.36) compared to (controls groups) (7.80), also there was significant differences in mean of basophiles,  monocytes , in CL patients(0.75 and 5.65) compared to (controls groups)  (1.18 and 6.92) and there was increase and no significant differences were observed in mean of eosinophil’s in CL patients compared to (controls groups)( 2.31and 2.08)  .There was significant were observed increase in mean of neutrophils and  lymphocytes in CL patients (65.92 and 32.53)compared to controls groups (58.27 and 25.08).