A 35-year-old member asked:
i was diagnosed with mild neutrophilic leukocytosis. what is this?
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Dr. Joseph Torkildson answered
38 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Elevated white cells: Leukocytosis simply means an increased white blood cell count. Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell, 'neutrophilic leukocytosis' means your white cell count is increased because the numbe of neutrophils is increased. Neutrophils fight infection; the most common reason for this is your body is trying to fight an infection.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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