A blood test from the white cell count that suggests an infection in the body.
Neutrophilia (or neutrophil leukocytosis) describes a high number of neutrophil granulocytes in blood. ==Causes== Neutrophils are the primary white blood cells that respond to a bacterial infection, so the most common cause of neutrophilia is a bacterial infection, especially pyogenic infections. Neutrophils are also increased in any acute inflamm...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neutrophilia
(noo″tro-fil´e-ә) increase in the number of neutrophils in the blood; called also neutrophilic leukocytosis.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
An abnormal increase in the number of circulating neutrophils.Found on http://www.thehorse.com/Glossary.xhtml?L=N
Neutrophilia: More than the normal number of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell (specifically a form of granulocyte) filled with neutrally-staining granules, tiny sacs of enzymes that help the cell to kill and digest microorganisms it has engulfed by phagocytosis. The mature neutrophil has a segmented nucleus (it is called a seg or poly) while...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4562
Too many neutrophils. ... (12 Dec 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: nū′trō-fil′ē-ă Definitions: 1. An increase of neutrophilic leukocytes in blood or tissues; also frequently used synonymously with leukocytosis, inasmuch as the latter is generally the result of an increased number of neutrophilic granulocytes in the circulating blood (or in the tissues, or b...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=60357
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