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My recent blood test revealed a white blood cell count

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Dr. Esmeralda Sera


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Posted on Fri, 30 Mar 2018 in Blood Disorders
Question: My recent blood test revealed a white blood cell count of 12.9
MCH 26.2
Neutrophils (Absolute) 7.9
Lymphs (Absolute) 4.0
What does all this mean to my blood and overall health.? All else is normal.
Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera 13 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking,

High number of neutrophils and lymphocytes happens during an infection, chemotactic agents are generated that attract them to the site of infection, which in turn play a critical role in killing microorganisms.

You may have not any symptoms from some viral or bacterial infection

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