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Blood test done for polymorphs and lymphocytes. What does the finding mean?

Sep 2012
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I had blood tests done and 4 results were not right.. Can you explain what this could mean?
Liverfunction test: GGT 36 u/l
Haematology: polymorphs 82% and lymphocytes 10%
C Reactive Protein 10.3 mg/l
Posted Fri, 15 Mar 2013 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Answered by Dr. Das Arindam 2 hours later
Thank you for posting a query.

Look, the hematology report indicates that the polymorphs are increased than normal. Lymphocytes are also decreased. This indicates possibility of bacterial infection which is acute in nature.

C reactive protein is also high. It also indicates a possibility of acute infection.

The liver function test is not a problem. The GGT is not in very high range.

So, right now, you are suffering from an acute bacterial infection.

Your description of present symptoms are indicative of a possibility of doctor for a clinical correlation and for ordering a routine urine examination. Depending upon the findings, a broad spectrum antibiotic like ciprofloxacin should be considered to treat the condition.

Hope this information suffices. Let me know, if you have any more question.

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