Little, Mark (2015) Neutropaenia. In: Cameron, Peter, Jelinek, George, Kelly, Anne-Maree, Brown, Anthony, and Little, Mark, (eds.) Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine. Elsevier, London, UK, pp. 553-556.

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[Extract] Neutropaenia is defined as a decrease in the number of circulating neutrophils. The neutrophil count varies with age, sex and racial grouping. The severity of neutropaenia is usually graded as follows:

-mild: neutrophil count 1.0-1.5 x 10^9/L

-moderate: neutrophil count 0.5-1.0 x 10^9/L

-severe: neutrophil count <0.5 x 10^9/L.

Item ID: 38621
Item Type: Book Chapter (Teaching Material)
ISBN: 978-0-7020-5335-1
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2015 05:48
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110305 Emergency Medicine @ 70%
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