neutropenia


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neutropenia

[′nü·trə‚pē·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally low number of neutrophils in the peripheral circulation.
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Clinically significant neutropenia was defined as having an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) below 2,500 cells/[mm.
A review of the Neutropenia products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
Fungal cultures was done in patients with the absence of defervescence in 3 to 5 days of empiric antibiotics (because both neutropenia and antibiotic exposure are independent risk factors for fungemia)
Neutropenia may last up to 6 months (median, 7 weeks).
Peripheral blood count abnormalities like anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia were analyzed and were expressed as frequency and percentages.
Conclusion: Among the cancer patients with neutropenia in the present study, AML as the underlying disease, the presence of a central venous catheter, diarrhea, and IA during the initial febrile episode were risk factors for the development of SIs.
Patients with WHO performance status scale 2 are high-risk for developing significant neutrophil toxicity and therefore require primary neutropenia prophylaxis.
ELANE-related neutropenia includes congenital neutropenia and cyclic neutropenia, both of which are primary haematologic disorders.
Most (96%) infants had at least one episode of neutropenia and/or anaemia and about half had the most severe form, with relatively few (13%) experiencing skin rash.
G-CSF (Neupogen[R]) can be given to prevent or treat neutropenia.
Un grupo colaborativo de trabajo para la evaluacion de investigaciones clinicas reporto que ni la risperidona, ni la olanzapina ni la quetiapina presentan los mismos riesgos de producir leucopenia o neutropenia, en comparacion con la clozapina (10).
La produccion de FEC-G recombinante ha permitido disponer de las cantidades necesarias para tratar a los pacientes con neutropenia, ya sea esta provocada por la quimioterapia o la radioterapia, o por otros trastornos que afectan a los neutrofilos, como la anemia aplastica, la neutropenia ciclica y la agranulocitosis congenita (3).