Band neutrophil

Band neutrophil
Author: Teresa Scordino MD
Category: Morphologic variants of normal cells > Morphologic variants of white blood cells > Neutrophil
Published Date: 02/17/2016

Band neutrophils are slightly less mature than segmented neutrophils and have indented, unsegmented "C" or "S" shaped nuclei.  Band neutrophils normally account for approximately 5-10% of peripheral blood leukocytes.  An increased proportion of band neutrophils can be seen in infectious and inflammatory conditions.