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another name for neutrophils

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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Blood and marrow: Kind of white blood cell in the blood stream that is made in the bone marrow.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Usually nothing: The absolute counts of neuts, lymphs and their teammates vary tremendously even from hour to hour. Unless the absolute lymphocyte count drops below 10 ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Barth
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Low: Normal percentages of neutrophils in most labs will run between 40-70%. 37% is lowish but if you are well, simply have it repeated and see want direct ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: ANC of 2.2 is normal. You may consult this site for more info: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/complete-blood-count-cbc
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Medical history: Schilling counted the number of segments on each neutrohil. This gave rise to the terms "right shift" and "left shift"; the former is hypersegmented n ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes & normal: Normal neutrophil count is about 1500-8000. Being that you are on antibiotic suggests that you have an infection, and a for a person with bacterial i ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Nothing by itself : Absolute counts are all that matter. If neutrophil and lymphocyte absolute counts are near-normal, and all are well-formed, you're good to go.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fay
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: 60 to 72 is the normal percentage of segmented neutrophils in the blood.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Mean concerned?: What is that number? A percent? Cannot diagnose or decide significance of one lab without clinical picture
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: Any lab result gives a number that is compared to a range of normal. But even the extremes of "too high" can still be normal for an individual. If the ... Read More
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