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Neutrophils (raised)

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

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Neutrophils > 7.5 x 10^9/l may be caused by:

  • bacterial infection
  • surgery
  • burns
  • trauma
  • haemorrhage
  • infarction
  • inflammation
  • polymyalgia
  • myeloproliferative disorders
  • leukaemias
  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • drugs e.g. steroids

A suggested management of raised neutrophils in adults is (1):



  • NHS Camden CCG. Abnormal FBC guidance - for adults (Accessed 30/10/19)

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