Table 3

Circulating white cell analysis1

WBC Population

Control (n = 1)

Week 1 (n = 3)

Week 4 (n = 4)


WBC

5.3002

4.200

56.210

4.200

66.000

2.800

15.700

134.000

Seg N

0.424 (8%)3

1.386 (33%)

34.850 (62%)

0.546 (13%)

48.840 (74%)

1.148 (41%)

8.164 (52%)

99.160 (74%)

Band N

-

-

3.373 (6%)

-

3.962 (6%)

-

0.157 (1%)

10.720 (8%)

Metamyelocytes

-

-

0.562 (1%)

-

0.660 (1%)

-

-

2.680 (2%)

Lymphocytes

4.823 (91%)

2.772 (66%)

16.863 (30%)

3.654 (87%)

10.560 (16%)

1.624 (58%)

6.594 (42%)

20.100 (15%)

Monocytes

-

-

-

-

1.320 (2%)

-

0.314 (2%)

-

Eosinophils

0.053 (1%)

0.042 (1%)

0.562 (1%)

-

0.660 (1%)

0.028 (1%)

0.471 (3%)

1.340 (1%)


1Whole blood was collected by cardiac puncture at the indicated time after orthotopic introduction of tumor cells as described in MATERIALS AND METHODS.

2Total number of WBC/ml blood in millions for each animal tested.

3Number of cells/ml blood in millions for each animal tested (% of total WBC for animal)

Tao et al. BMC Cancer 2008 8:228   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-8-228

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