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what would cause an elevated neutrophil count. 73% and a low lymphocyte count. 19.9%?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably normal.: Just about anything and everything. These numbers are not so abnormal.
Answered on Dec 5, 2018
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