The term neutropenia describes the situation where the number of neutrophils in the blood is too low
.Nutritional deficiencies include vitamin B-12, folate, and copper deficiency
Copper levels in serum samples of 84 healthy subjects living in southeastern Spain were determined using the flame atomic absorption spectrometry technique... Mean copper concentrations were 1.092 ± 0.365 mg/l (with the range 0.304–2.000 mg/l) and 1.113 ± 0.253 mg/l (corresponding to an interval of 0.648–1.760 mg/l) for women and men, respectively ... Estimated daily dietary intakes on copper in women and men were 1.38 and 2.10 mg Cu/day respectively.
Serum selenium and zinc concentrations were lower in leukemia patients than those of controls (p<0.01). Serum copper concentration was higher in leukemia patients than that of controls (p<0.01).
Bubba wrote:It was an annual physical she had. Her white cell blood count was low. They sent her to a blood doctor. He tested her once a month for six months. After the last text, we got a phone call from him that she needed to come to his office right away. He said her neutrophil level was almost zero. He wanted to rule out leukemia. So, he ordered her the bone marrow biopsy, wich she had today. I am praying the results come back good...
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