How I diagnose and treat neutropenia.

  title={How I diagnose and treat neutropenia.},
  author={David C Dale},
  journal={Current opinion in hematology},
  volume={23 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Neutropenia absolute neutrophil count (ANC) less than 1.5 × 10(9)/l is a common hematological finding, and severe neutropenia, that is, ANC less than 0.5 × 10(9)/l is a well known risk factor for susceptibility to bacterial infections. This review provides a succinct clinical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of neutropenia with specific recommendations on the treatment of severe chronic neutropenia with the myeloid growth factor, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G… CONTINUE READING
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