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Eosinophil percent-13 and monocyte-1.0. Just coming off skin infection. Could this be the cause?

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My eosinophil percent is 13 and my monocyte is 1.0 but all other counts are perfect and within range...just coming off a skin infection so could that be the cause?
Posted Mon, 8 Jul 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Jorge Brenes-Salazar 29 minutes later
dear patient,

thanks for your health concerns. indeed some infections, particularly parasitic can be a common cause of elevated eosinophils; another common cause is if there is a skin or mucosal allergic reaction, since these are allergy cells of immune system.

yours truly

Dr Brenes Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN
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