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True of false: chronic idiopathic neutropenia is never associated with severe neutropenia.

a
True
b
False
While most such patients have mild-moderate neutropenia, a minority has severe neutropenia.

True of false: chronic idiopathic neutropenia is not associated with an increased risk of infection.

a
True
b
False
There is an increased risk of infection, but infections are rarely severe.

True of false: G-CSF should never be used in a patient with chronic idiopathic neutropenia.

a
True
b
False
G-CSF is indicated in patients with recurrent severe infections.
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