A 41-year-old female asked:
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what disease dose this lead too?! elevated white blood cells count elevated serum lactate blood couture positive no antibiotics present in system

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Dr. Mauricio Munoz
17 years experience Internal Medicine
+ blood culture: if you have positive blood cultures you most likely need to be treated with intravenous antibiotics, otherwise you can develop serious and life-threatening complications like an infection/abscess in the heart valves or a stroke. make sure you get the proper medical treatment!
Answered on Jan 27, 2020

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