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Latest Edit: Iva Lloyd, ND 2021-02-15 (EDT)
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High levels (referred to as neutrophilia) indicate:
- physical or emotional stress
- acute suppurative infection
- myelocytic leukemia
- Cushing syndrome
- Inflammatory disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis or thyroiditis
- Metabolic disorders such as ketoacidosis, gout or eclampsia.
Low levels (referred to as neutropenia) indicate:
- aplastic anemia
- dietary deficiencies
- overwhelming bacterial infection, especially in the elderly
- viral infection
- radiation therapy
- Addison's Disease
- drug therapy
- Pagana Kathleen D, Pagana Timothy J (2006) Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, Mosby.
- Weatherby Dicken, Ferguson Scott (2002) Blood Chemistry and CBC Analysis: Clinical Laboratory Testing from a Functional Perspective, Bear Mountain.