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toxic

adjective damaging, deadly, deleterious, fatal, festering, harmful, injurious, insalubrious, lethal, malign, noxious, pestilent, pernicious, poisonous, purulent, risky, unsafe, venomous, virulent
Associated concepts: toxic chemicals, toxic dementia, toxic ingredients, toxic psychosis, toxic torts
See also: deadly, deleterious, detrimental, fatal, harmful, insalubrious, lethal, malignant, noxious, peccant, pernicious, pestilent, virulent
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After the initial analysis into 5 categories of graded toxic granulation (0, 1+, 2+, 3+ and 4+), the categories were combined and all specimens were grouped as 0 (no TG observed), 1 (1+ and 2+ TG) and 2 (3+ and 4+ TG), to improve statistical significance.
Subsequent review of the peripheral smear may indicate the presence of a new invader with rising neutrophil band forms, toxic granulation, and dohle bodies.
A statistically significant trend was found between grading the intensity of toxic granulation in neutrophils and a rise in C-reactive protein.