Difference between Differential Leukocyte Count (DLC) and Total Leukocyte Count (TLC)

DLC means the count of individual WBC cells. Thus helps in knowing which specific cell type is increased in blood


TLC means the total no. of WBC i.e., helps to know the total no. of white blood cell count :


  • Neutropils
  • Lymphocytes
  • Monocytes
  • Eosinophils
  • Basophils