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Neutrophilic band cell
Basophilic band cell
Eosonophilic band cell

A band cell (also called band neutrophil or stab cell) is a cell undergoing granulopoiesis, derived from a metamyelocyte, and leading to a mature granulocyte.

It is characterized by having a nucleus which is curved, but not lobar.[1]

Often the term "band cell" implies a neutrophilic lineage. However, the term is not used only with neutrophils.[2]

A count of band neutrophils is used to measure inflammation. An excess is called bandemia.

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