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what can be a sign of leukemia in blood tests, low white blood cells or high white blood cells?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Both: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, Generally leukemia has high white blood cell count, however, rarely it may present with low blood count.
Answered on Sep 15, 2018
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