not the best quality images, but this shows the rapid increase of white blood cells that occurs post nadir (lowest point that an individual’s blood cell count reaches after chemo) coupled with growth factor injections. it is also clear, looking at the counts, why i was suffering from a neutropenic fever and spent a few days in the hospital hooked up tp IV antibiotics and fluids.
HealthLine.com has a very basic, albeit highly informative write-up on white blood cells – the types and their importance in maintaining overall health, etc.
0.5 on june 2 - 15.6 on june 8 (normal range = 4 - 13)
Cross-posted from Cyclical Life