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 range for neutrophils is 1.5 to 8.0, or 1,500 to 8,000 per cubic millimeter, according to MedicineNet. This represents the number of white blood cells that are neutrophils. Typically, 50 to 80 percent of human... More »

According to MedicineNet, the absolute neutrophil count is a laboratory test that indirectly measures the number of neutrophils in a patient's blood. The number of neutrophils is computed by multiplying the total white b... More »

According to MedicineNet.com, 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 »

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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 »

An absolute neutrophil count is the amount of a particular type of white blood cell in blood, according to MedlinePlus. Made in the bone marrow, neutrophils help fight off infection, particularly from bacteria and fungi,... 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 »