Flashcards in 35: Febrile Neutropenia- Kanis Deck (3):
What is the definition of Neutropenic fever ? What is the ANC value?
- Fever >38.3 or recurrent temo of >38
- Polys (neutrophil) + bands cells
How does inflammation present in the absence of neutrophils??
- Inflammation is EXTREMELY SUBTLE! Cannot generate an inflammatory response. This could be an emergency!