What are neutrophils?

Some articles on neutrophils, neutrophil:

LCN2 - Clinical Significance - Immune Response
... NGAL was isolated from a supernatant of activated human neutrophils ... levels have also been shown to increase in patients with a low number of neutrophils due to leukemia, which indicates that increases in NGAL levels are not exclusively ...
Testicular Immunology - Immune Cells Found in The Testis - Neutrophils
... Neutrophils are white blood cells which are present in the blood but not normally in tissues ... Neutrophils are not found in the rodent testis under normal conditions but can enter from the blood supply upon infection or inflammatory stimulus ... Neutrophils also enter the rat testis after treatment with hormones that increase the permeability of blood vessels ...
Anaplasma Phagocytophilum
... phagocytophilum) is a gram-negative bacterium that is unusual in its tropism to neutrophils ... Anaplasma phagocytophilum is a Gram-negative, obligate bacterium of neutrophils ... Because this bacterium invades neutrophils, it has a unique adaptation and pathogenetic mechanism ...
Pus
... as liquor puris, and dead leukocytes from the body's immune response (mostly neutrophils) ... macrophages release cytokines which trigger neutrophils to seek the site of infection by chemotaxis ... There, the neutrophils engulf and destroy the bacteria and the bacteria resist the immune response by releasing toxins called leukocidins ...
Hypersegmented Neutrophil
... A hypersegmented neutrophil is a clinical laboratory finding ... Normally, the number of segments in the nucleus of a neutrophil increases as it matures and ages, after being released into the blood from the bone marrow ... Whereas normal neutrophils only contain three or four nuclear lobes (the "segments"), hypersegmented neutrophils contain six or more lobes ...