The normal absolute neutrophil count, or ANC, for a child is 1500 or greater, according to Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Low ANC is called neutropenia. ANC counts between 500-1500 are in the moderate range, while child... More »

A healthy individual should have an absolute neutrophil count between 2,500 and 6,000, according to the American Cancer Society. A person's absolute neutrophil count is determined by multiplying their white blood-cell co... More »

The normal platelet count for a child or an adult is between 150,000 and 400,000 platelets per microliter of blood, according to MedlinePlus. Any number above or below this range may be indicative of a health issue. A si... More »

The absolute neutrophil count, or ANC, is the count of neutrophils per microliter of blood. The neutrophil is the most important infection-fighting white blood cell, and acts particularly against bacteria and fungi. A he... More »

A high absolute neutrophil count may indicate inflammation, infection, stress, reaction to medication or the presence of cancer, according to HealthTap contributor Dr. Reid Blackwelder. In most instances, levels above 8,... More »

According to, the absolute neutrophil count is the real number of white blood cells that can be classified as neutrophils. The count cannot be measured directly; instead other blood tests are used to calc... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

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 »