Leucopenia

Key Information

Appropriate Tests

 

Review Full blood count, Blood film, White cell count differential to define which leucocytes are reduced in number.

See Table 4.

Different cell types may be reduced simultaneously to varying degrees in the peripheral blood due to the same of different causes; investigations need to be undertaken accordingly and in light of the individual clinical context.

Neutropenia

 

Lymphocytopenia (lymphopenia)

 

Monocytopenia

See also Hairy cell leukaemia.