ANC equals the Total WBC count multiplied by the total
percentage of neutrophils (segs plus bands).
References for “Calculating an Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC)”
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2. Neutropenia. Cancer Consultants.com. Available at http://patient.cancerconsultants.com/myelodysplastic_cancer_treatment.aspx?id=993. Accessed June 15, 2005.
3. White blood cell count complete blood count. RnCeus.com. Available at http://www.rnceus.com/cbc/cbcwbc.html. Accessed June 15, 2005.
4. White blood cell count and differential. CHC Medical Library & Patient Education. Available at http://www.chclibrary.org/micromed/00070900.html. Accessed June 14, 2005.