A 28-year-old male asked:
Cbc done for intermittent fever for 5 days up to 102-103. abnormalities were: wbc 2.5 (l), platelets 112 (l), neutrophils 1.5 (l), lymphocytes 0.4 (l), monocyte % 18.4 (h), immature granulocyte % 0.8 (h). what could this mean?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Any febrile illness raises questions about infection as the cause. Since Viral infections are common we need to check you for Influenza and COVID-19. Your blood counts also suggest a viral ILLNESS LIKE PATTERN OF Low WBC.
I recommend a repeat of CBC(Blood count) and follow the counts until they return to normal. If low blood counts persist , then you should consult a hematologist for further testi
Reviewed Apr 01, 2021
Last updated Apr 1, 2021
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