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A 33-year-old female asked:

If there is inflammation of lymph nodes, would the erp, hs crp, white blood cell count be higher than normal? would the erp and crp both be high?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Lab data: These two tests are non-specific indicators of inflammation and mean absolutely nothing in the absence of clinical correlation by history and physical exam. Whether the wbcs would change would depend upon the source of the inflammatory process if these were elevated.
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