Absolute Neutrophil Count
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Neutrophils are a type of white blood cells in the body. The white blood cells help in fighting against the infection. Cancer treatment tends to reduce the count of white blood cells. Therefore, the absolute neutrophil count comes in handy in determining the number of neutrophils to determine a person’s immune strength. The lower the count is the higher is the body susceptible to infections. 
A patient undergoes this test because:
To know the WBC count in the blood.
To check diseases like leukaemia.
If he experiences fever, chills, fatigue, and weight loss.
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