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What is an absolute neutrophil count?

What is an absolute neutrophil count?

Number of cells in : A microliter of blood. Blood cell counting instruments report total white cell count and percentages of differnt cell types, e.g., total WBC count 7200, neutrophils 50% would give an absolute neutrophil count of 3600/microliter or cmm. ...Read more

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My absolute lymphocyte count is 2.6. Is that normal?

It is normal: Normal Adult Range: 1.0–3.0×10 9/l (20–40%)

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What is schilling's count for neutrophils?

What is schilling's count for neutrophils?

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 neutrophils in megaloblastic change, the latter a lot of neutrophils without segments in serious bactrial infection or some leukemias. We don't do this any more. We'll simply look at and describe the smear. ...Read more

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What does lymphocyte absolute mean?

What does lymphocyte absolute mean?

Total number: Total white blood cells (WBC) seen in a lab report is a total number obtained by adding all the different types of wbc- neutrophils, lymphocytes, basophils, eosinophils, so when labs report wbc; they first write down the different cells and their percentage of the total; and also the absolute number (which is more accurate); adding these numbers make up the wbc. ...Read more

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What is absolute neutrophils and what does it mean when mine is high my absolute neutrophils level is high

What is absolute neutrophils and what 
does it mean when mine is high my absolute neutrophils level is high

Need numbers: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, it would have helped had you provided the actual numbers rather than "high". ...Read more

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My neutrophils is high..lymphocytes low. WBC is elevated. What do these results mean?

My neutrophils is high..lymphocytes low. WBC is elevated. What do these results mean?

Depends: Not enough information to answer definitively. Elevated neutrophils (neutrophilia) can be from a variety of causes including infection (especially bacterial), inflammation (eg rheumatoid arthritis, etc), or steroids (demarginate neutrophils from tissue to blood). ...Read more

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What is a low absolute monocyte count related to?

Nothing: If you feel well and have no other abnormalities, it is a non-concern. Remember that reference ranges are set so that several percent of otherwise-healthy folk are outsideon either end. ...Read more

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What is neutrophil leucocytosis ?

What is neutrophil leucocytosis ?

Increase in one type: Of white blood cells. Increase in the neutrophil count usually occurs with bacterial infections. ...Read more

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My lymphocyte absolute is 4.23 and my monocyte absolute is 0.84 is this normal?

My lymphocyte absolute is 4.23 and my monocyte absolute is 0.84 is this normal?

Why check it?: Do you have any physical symptoms or complaints? Why did you get your blood count checked in the first place?. Right now these values do not worry me; but you need to send us the complete blood count(CBC) results. Also recheck your CBC once more sometime in the next 3 to 6 months and send us the results if there is any increase in your blood counts. ...Read more

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What does high absolute lymphocyte and atypical lymphocytes indicate?

Viral infection: Most likely a viral infection. Seen in "mono" and similar infections. Need a through physical examination and additional studies. ...Read more

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My lymphocytes count is 41,absolute neutrophil count 2450 and absolute lymphocyte count is 2009. Haemoglobin 15.4 so why am having elevated count?

My lymphocytes count is 41,absolute neutrophil count 2450 and absolute lymphocyte count is 2009. Haemoglobin 15.4 so why am having elevated count?

Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the results you provided are normal. for good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Yes neutrophils are 46.4% and lymphocytes are 42.5% normal? And absolute neutrophil is 2.2 and absolute lymphocytes is 2.0 is that normal?

Yes neutrophils are 46.4% and lymphocytes are 42.5%  normal? And absolute neutrophil is 2.2 and absolute lymphocytes is 2.0 is that normal?

That is fine: These values are perfectly fine. Lab "reference ranges" are set so that several percent of perfectly healthy folks fall outside. You have other medical issues and i hope that you address these, especially by making physical fitness an important part of your own regular lifestyle. ...Read more

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What is absolute neutrophils and what does it mean when mine is high my absolute neutrophils level is high

Need numbers: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, it would have helped had you provided the actual numbers rather than "high". ...Read more

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What does absolute neutrophils mean in your blood work?

Total neutrophils : Neutrophils are white blood cells that fight infection, absolute means total number in a certain amount of blood. Not relative to other white cells , if under 1000. Increased risk of infection. ...Read more

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What can high absolute neutrophils mean. Mine was 10839?

What can high absolute neutrophils  mean. Mine was 10839?

See below: Normal range for absolute neutrophil count is: 1.5 to 8.0 (1, 500 to 8, 000/mm3), inflammation/infection is the commonest cause of elevated neutrophil count. See this site for more information. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/208576-overview#a30 it would be prudent to discuss the results with your doctor who ordered the test. All lab tests need to be interpreted in the clinical context. ...Read more

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What is an absolute neutrophil count?

Number of cells in : A microliter of blood. Blood cell counting instruments report total white cell count and percentages of differnt cell types, e.g., total WBC count 7200, neutrophils 50% would give an absolute neutrophil count of 3600/microliter or cmm. ...Read more

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What causes neutrophils and absolute neutrophils to be lowered?

What causes neutrophils and absolute neutrophils to be lowered?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for low neutrophil counts. Neutrophils are bacteria-fighting white blood cells. Medications, bone marrow disorders, and other health problems can lead to low neutrophils. A hematologist is a doctor who specializes in disorders of blood cells. ...Read more

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What does a high absolute neutrophil count of 8405 indicate?

Fighters: That is a little high-normal. The neutrophils are the marines. They appear first in response to any infectious assault, but can also be elevated after being on a steroid, or with significant stress. By itself, does not indicate anything bad. ...Read more

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What causes a childs lymphocytes to be elevated, and what causes neutrophils and absolute neutrophils to be lowered?

What causes a childs lymphocytes to be elevated, and what causes neutrophils and absolute neutrophils to be lowered?

Virus?: Increased lymphocytes can be seen with viral disease, blood dyscrasia, or many other issues. Go see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Blood test showed lymphs 16.7, and neutrophils absolute as 7.25. What are lymphs and neutrophils absolute?

WBC differentials: Are reported as percentages and as absolute values which is the total WBC mulled by the percentage. The absolute numbers are more meaningful. An absolute lymph of almost 17 is high, where a percent is on the low side. ...Read more

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Where can we found our neutrophils?

Where can we found our neutrophils?

Blood and marrow: Kind of white blood cell in the blood stream that is made in the bone marrow. ...Read more

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What does a drop on neutrophils mean?

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 1000, it's not even interesting. At 500 or so, it's a health concern and your physician will let you know what you need to do. ...Read more

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Is this normal ABSOLUTE NEUTROPHILS 2.2 ?

Is this normal ABSOLUTE NEUTROPHILS	2.2 ?

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 ...Read more

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What is schilling's count for neutrophils?

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 neutrophils in megaloblastic change, the latter a lot of neutrophils without segments in serious bactrial infection or some leukemias. We don't do this any more. We'll simply look at and describe the smear. ...Read more

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My absolute neutrophils is 10536 is it high?

My absolute neutrophils is 10536 is it high?

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 infection, the count of 11000 or so is a normal response. ...Read more

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My neutrophils count is 73% what it indicates?

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. ...Read more

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Segmented neutrophils of range 72, is this normal?

Yes: 60 to 72 is the normal percentage of segmented neutrophils in the blood. ...Read more

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Neutrophils count is 82.7 should i be Considered?

Neutrophils  count is 82.7 should  i be Considered?

Mean concerned?: What is that number? A percent? Cannot diagnose or decide significance of one lab without clinical picture ...Read more

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I have high absolute neutrophils. Whats this mean?

I have high absolute neutrophils.  Whats this mean?

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 result is a change, then a high neutrophil count makes me think of infection(since that is one of the bodies responses), inflammation, stress, reaction to medication or even cancer like leukemia. Talk with provider who ordered test to put in context. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high abs neutrophils count?

What does it mean to have a high abs neutrophils count?

Usually an infection: The absolute neutrophil count is the product of the % neutrophils & total wbc. A high absolute neutrophil count is usually seen in many types of infections. Other causes are inflammatory conditions, stress, medications like steroids, lithium, injections like growth factors, cushing's disease and sometimes some forms of chronic leukemia or myeloproliferative disorders ( blood disorder). ...Read more

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My absolute neutrophils is 9445, do I have cause for concern?

My absolute neutrophils is 9445, do I have cause for concern?

Neutrophils: Neutrophils are critical to defense against certain types of infections, and levels below 500/dl are often considered high risk for infection. Your value is on the high end, though you should check the reference range for your lab. This may indicate current or recent infection, or a reaction to stress or drugs that has shifted these cells into circulation. Best correlate with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have high absolute neutrophils of 10839 what could this indicate?

I have high absolute neutrophils  of 10839 what could this  indicate?

By itself nothing: Interpretation of lab results is worthless without knowing the clinical parameters which prompted the ordering of such tests. In addition, for the one your question concerns, would need to know the remainder of the CBC values before commenting. On its face, the number may be slightly high but of no concern. ...Read more