A 23-year-old female asked:
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if i had any kind of disease or infection after six years wouldn't it have thrown my cbc differ count off?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: There are many diseases that, including infections, that do not affect CBC or diff; e.g., heart disease, copd, hpv infection, CMV infection, hep c and a whole lot more.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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