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A Parameter Estimation Model of G-CSF: Mathematical Model of Cyclical Neutropenia

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We investigate the FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) model and G-CSF (granulocyte colony-stimulating factor) treatment of CN (Cyclical Neutropenia). We collect grey collies and normal dog’s data from CN and analyze the G-CSF treatment. The model develops the dynamics of circulating blood cells before and after the G-CSF treatment. This is quite natural and useful for the collection of laboratory data for investigation. The proposed interventions are practical. This reduces the quantity of G-CSF required for potential maintenance. This model gives us good result in treatment. The changes would be practical and reduce the risk side as well as the cost of treatment in G-CSF.

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S. Balamuralitharan and S. Rajasekaran, "A Parameter Estimation Model of G-CSF: Mathematical Model of Cyclical Neutropenia," American Journal of Computational Mathematics, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 12-20. doi: 10.4236/ajcm.2012.21002.


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