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A client receives filgrastim to treat neutropenia associated with chemotherapy. The nurse monitors the client's absolute neutrophil count (ANC). The nurse anticipates stopping the drug when the ANC reaches which level?
 
  A) 2500/mm3
  B) 5000/mm3
  C) 7500/mm3
  D) 10,000/mm3
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Injections of the CSF filgrastim are started at least 24 hours after the completion of a cycle of chemotherapy. The absolute neutrophil count (ANC) is monitored and therapy is continued until an ANC count of at least 10,000/mm3 is achieved.
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