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4yroldsmommy 10-05-2009 10:19 AM

Dangerously LOW Neutrophils count - 254
 
My 4-yr-old's Neutrophils cound is 254. I am getting him retested tomorrow.

does anyone have experience/knowledge of this low of a count?

Thanks for ANY INFORMATION

plasva 10-06-2009 01:09 AM

Re: Dangerously LOW Neutrophils count - 254
 
What is the normal range listed on the lab report?
Are there either a percentage of neutrophils or an "absolute neutrophil count" listed, because I'm not sure how to convert "254" into one of these?
What I do know is that if the "absolute neutrophil count" is less than 0.5, they consider it to be possibly dangerous because there might not be enough to fight off infection.
Wish I knew more about your son's value, but since they're retesting tomorrow, let the doctor know your concerns.
I'll say a prayer for you and your child!


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