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Test Findings

Toxic Granulation of Neutrophils

March 30th, 2020


Toxic granulation is present when there is an increase in the number of large basophilic granules within circulating neutrophils.
Levels of toxic granulation are highly correlated with C-reactive protein (CRP) values in patients with infection or inflammation.
  • Toxic Granulation of Neutrophils
  • Causes of Toxic Granulation

  • Bacterial infection
  • Inflammation
  • G-CSF
  • Pregnancy
  • Recovery post bone marrow suppression
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