If your NE count is less than 1,000, it means that you have an increased risk of infection. If it drops below 1,000, it means that you could easily get a serious infection. NE means Neutrophils it is a type of white blood cell it is also called granulocytes. It is found in two types that is polys and bands, which are always counted separately. Check out more information at http://breastcancer.about.com/od/lifeduringtreatment/ss/cbc_understand_2.htm.
It means high neutrophils. Neutrophils are white blood cells. Other white cells include lymphocytes, eosinophils, basophils, and monocytes. Neutrophilia is the term used to denote a high neutrophil count. Neutropenia means a low neutrophil count.