Question by  caluwi (199)

What does low neutrophil mean?


Answer by  josie (287)

This is part of your white blood cells. White blood cells are your bodies natural infections fighters. When a part of this is low it makes it difficult for your body to fight infection. People undergoing chemotherapy are quite susceptible to low neutrophil count.


Answer by  kamal (204)

Low neutrophil counts means neutropenia. This can be genetic disorder and in the case of aplastic anemia or some kinds of leukemia and it can be side-effect of medication


Answer by  Teaberry (846)

This means a low level of white blood cells that help fight infections. Low white blood cells makes you more prone to infections and common disease. These are made in the bone marrow.


Answer by  blahblah (670)

Neutrophils are white blood cells that protects your body from infection. Low neutrophil count can be caused by leukemia, bone marrow damage, autoimmune diseases, enlargement of the spleen, etc.


Answer by  benjiross (993)

Neutrophils are a type of White Blood Cell (WBC) and are needed to fight infections, especially bacteria. Their count is decreased in some severe infections. However if the count is persistently decreased one must consider problems like bone marrow depression and even leukemia.


Answer by  Advisor (1032)

Neutrophil Granulocyte is a component of immune system, commonly linked to "white blood cells". The human body creates white blood cells to fight infection and foreign particles in the blood. A low number of these blood cells signifies germs or infection becoming too strong for the body to fight and the # of white blood cells are low, "neutrophilis".


Answer by  SallyJ (1010)

Neutrophils are white blood cells. They are produced in bone marrow and fight infections, like bacterial and fungal infections. A low neutrophil count means that a person is more vulnerable to infection.


Answer by  Anonymous

what does it mean if my son has a low hgb/hct/neutrophils/monocytes but high lymphocytes, normal eosinophils & stab?

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