White Blood Cells and why they're important

What are white blood cells?

White blood cells are the guardians of your body. They help fight off disease and bacteria and are vital to your health and well being.

Where are they found?

White blood cells are found in the bloodstream of the human body, inside the circulatory system. They make up the immune system.


Your White Blood Cell Count

The White Blood Cell count in a micro litre (mcL) of blood is a common measurement used to indicate the health of a person. According to Healthline.com, the average adult has between 3 500 and 10 500 white blood cells per mcL of blood, while immediately after birth a baby contains between a whopping 9 000 to 30 000 white blood cells per mcL of blood. This is because just after birth, the immune system of

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