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Granulopoiesis (or granulocytopoiesis) is hematopoiesis of granulocytes.

It occurs primarily within bone marrow and involves the following stages:

It can be stimulated by Candida albicans.[1]


  1. ^ Basu S, Zhang HH, Quilici C, Dunn AR (February 2004). "Candida albicans can stimulate stromal cells resulting in enhanced granulopoiesis". Stem Cells Dev. 13 (1): 39–50. doi:10.1089/154732804773099245. PMID 15068692.