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D-Index and the Area Over the Neutrophil Curve in a Patient with Neutropenia

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Infectious Diseases
Hematology Oncology

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Portugal et al evaluated the area above and below the absolute neutrophil count curve for a patient with transient neutropenia. These can help to identify a patient at increased risk for fungal or other opportunistic infection. The authors are from Cidade Universitaria in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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