A 58-year-old female asked:
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a sinuse culture showed beta lactamase positive h influenza w/o white blood cells. could i have an infection w/o white blood cells?

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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
It's possible.: It depends on how the specimen was obtained and processed. If you have several of headache, face pain, purulent nasal drainage and fever a course of treatment with Ceftin, (cefuroxime) Augmentin or other antibiotic with activity against H. flu would be appropriate.
Answered on Nov 3, 2016

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