Low neutrophil count is a condition called neutropenia, which is a low white blood cell count. A person with neutropenia has a greater risk of infection because the immune system is compromised. Neutropenia is a serious ... More »

A person who has low neutrophils is less able to resist bacterial and fungal infections, states Mayo Clinic. Neutrophils are white blood cells that protect the body from infectious diseases. A count at or below 1,700 neu... More »

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Ways to treat a low neutrophil count include using antibiotics, medications to suppress the immune system, and stem cell transplants, according to WebMD. Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and changing medications are... More »

A low neutrophil count, or neutropenia, is clinically significant because neutrophils are a type of white blood cell that help fight off infection. Patients become more vulnerable to infectious diseases, especially bacte... More »

Treatment of low white blood cell count, a serious medical condition known as neutropenia, involves regular injections of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor, or G-CSF. If a patient does not respond to G-CSF, an altern... More »

Low lymphocytes may be caused by chemotherapy, leukemia, radiation therapy or sepsis, and high neutrophils may be caused by stress, infection, gout or rheumatoid arthritis, according to MedlinePlus. Both lymphocytes and ... More »

A low blood count can indicate anemia, neutropenia or thrombocytopenia, as stated on AAMDS.org. The type of condition depends on which blood cells are low in a person's sample. More »