Neutrabs

English translation: abs = absolute

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German term or phrase:abs (in blood count)
English translation:abs = absolute
Entered by: Susanna MacKenzie

07:01 Sep 15, 2011
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Lab test results
German term or phrase: Neutrabs
in complete blood count lab results along with


Neutrophile %
Lymphozyten %
Lymphozyten abs
Monozyten %
Monozyten abs

Thank you
Susanna MacKenzie
Local time: 23:25
abs = absolute
Explanation:
rather than percentage, so it's the actual count of the number of cells

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Note added at 4 hrs (2011-09-15 11:58:49 GMT)
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Neutrabs = neutrophil count (absolute number of cells)
Lymphozyten abs = lymphocytes (absolute number of cells)
Monozyten abs = monocytes (absolute number of cells)

Obviously anyone who didn't know this would not be doing a medical translation, surely.
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SJLD
Local time: 05:25
Grading comment
Thank you, SJLD - I do think any of us have the right to overlook obvious translations under stress and also the right to progress in our experience remembering that none of us were born with medical terminology in our genes.
Thank you again, Susanna
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4 +6abs = absolute
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abs = absolute


Explanation:
rather than percentage, so it's the actual count of the number of cells

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 4 hrs (2011-09-15 11:58:49 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Neutrabs = neutrophil count (absolute number of cells)
Lymphozyten abs = lymphocytes (absolute number of cells)
Monozyten abs = monocytes (absolute number of cells)

Obviously anyone who didn't know this would not be doing a medical translation, surely.

SJLD
Local time: 05:25
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Grading comment
Thank you, SJLD - I do think any of us have the right to overlook obvious translations under stress and also the right to progress in our experience remembering that none of us were born with medical terminology in our genes.
Thank you again, Susanna
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  lirka: clear from the explanation
5 hrs

agree  uyuni
8 hrs

agree  casper (X)
10 hrs

agree  Ilse Schwender
18 hrs

agree  Harald Moelzer (medical-translator)
23 hrs

agree  Attila Szabo
2 days 19 hrs
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