Neutropenia

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Background

Neutropenia

  • ANC = (total WBC) x (%segs + %bands)
  • Nadir usually occurs 5-10d after chemo
  • Duration of neutropenia depends on type of cancer treatment
    • Solid tumor treatments: <5d
    • Hematologic malignancies: 14d or longer
  • (Leukemia or lymphoma) + chemo most commonly associated with neutropenia

See Also

Authors:

Ross Donaldson