Definitions for "Neutrophilia"
A blood test from the white cell count that suggests an infection in the body.
An abnormal increase in the number of circulating neutrophils.
The Condition"...Neutrophils in the CNP circulate with other blood cells and are measured in the CBC..."
The Condition"...Other mediators of inflammation stimulate bone marrow release and promote margination and adhesion of neutrophils to vascular endothelium at the site of inflammation..."
The Condition"...Neutrophils are destroyed in the spleen, liver, and bone marrow..."
Neutrophilia indicates increased numbers of circulating neutrophils. It can be physiologically induced by exercise and corticosteroids, or pathologically induced by infections and tissue destruction. The primary differential diagnoses for neutrophilia are inflammation (both septic and non-septic), stress, exercise or excitement.