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