The white blood cell production can be stimulated by the so called human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor. This is prescribed by a specialized physician when patients under certain chemotherapy treatment have a very low white cell count.
Certain drugs used in treating cancer reduce the body's ability to fight infections. Although colony stimulating factors help restore the body's natural defenses, the process takes time. Getting prompt treatment for infections is important.
Erythropoietin is an erythrocyte colony stimulating growth factor. In other words, it helps your body replenish its supply of red blood cells. This is useful in certain anemic patients and in some cancer patients being treated with various types of… Full Answer
Is there any treatment? There is no specific treatment for Barth syndrome. Bacterial infections caused by neutropenia can be effectively treated with antibiotics. The drug granulocyte colony stimulating factor, or GCSF, can stimulate white cell production by the bone marrow… Full Answer
Your pediatrician would best be able to tell you treatments for neutropenia in children but in many cases, the white blood cells will regenerate themselves with time if the neutrophil count has gone down because of an illness such as… Full Answer
Usually, a form of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) is given to a patient intravenously or subcutaneously either the night before or the day of the scheduled previous apheresis for a period of time depending on the clinical scenerio and goal… Full Answer
The production of red blood cells is stimulated by erythropoietin, which is produced in the kidneys. The production of white blood cells is stimulated by mainly colony-stimulating factor, which is produced by endothelial cells and marrow fibroblasts. The production of… Full Answer
Eosinophils are one kind of white blood cells. they particularly belong to the granulocyte group. WBCs are grouped into two: granulocyte and agranulocytes. under granulocytes you have basophils, neutrophils and eosinophils. under agranulocytes you have lymphocytes and monocytes.