What are the causes for a low neutrophil count and a high lymphocyte count?
Higher-than-normal T-cell levels may be due to: * Acute lymphocytic leukemia * Infectious mononucleosis * Multiple myeloma Lower than normal levels of Neutrophils can be caused by a failure of the bone marrow to make enough neutrophils. It may also occur when white blood cells are destroyed faster than they can be produced.
A high lymphocyte count could mean your body is thwarting off am infection. The flu is common for producing a high lymphocyte count. More serious illnesses such as tuberculosis, hepatitis can cause a high count as well. A high count could indicate a serious condition known as leukemia, which is why a high count will be monitored.