Home / General Health / Low Neutrophils and High Lymphocytes A low neutrophil count along with a high lymphocyte count can be an indication of viral infections, autoimmune diseases and leukemias.Leukemia or other types of cancer can cause lymphocytes and monocytes levels to increase. Allergic reactions can cause eosinophils levels to increase. Stress can cause neutrophil levels to increase. How You’ll Know if Something is Wrong. Symptoms are typically related to the cause of the high white blood cell count.
Normal lymphocyte percentage is between 20-40%. If you percentage is 56, that means you have lymphocytosis. Causes of lymphocytosis include: Acute viral infections, such as infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever), hepatitis and Cytomegalovirus infection. Other acute infections such as pertussis.