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Low Lymphocyte Count
Both white bld cells: Blood is made up of red blood cells (too few=anemia), platelets (important in clotting) and white blood cells. Normal WBC count is 4-10, 000. Most wbc's are either neutrophils (60-70%) or lymphocytes (30-40%). High neutrophils count (and thus lower lymphocytes) often means a bacterial infection. High lymphocyte ct may mean virus infection. These, of course, are only generalities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stress or not eating for a few days result in a slightly low lymphocyte count? (normal range is above 1.5 mine was 1.3)
Can low lymphocyte count 1477 18% affect a neg HIV Ag/Ab test done after 4 mths.I read on the net abt people with low imunity that need six mths.plz h?
It depends: One cannot look just at lynphocyte and neutrophil percentages. It must be interpreted in the context of the total white blood cell count. ...Read more
Speed of rise varies: When a sudden jump occurs in the white count, it suggests acute inflammation like appendicitis. There will be a higher than normal lymphocyte count and many young lymphocytes called 'bands' seen in the differential. If the WBC climbs slowly, then there is not as many young immature wbc' seen in circulation. ...Read more
Iam negative hiv, hep a, b and c after 2 years post exposure, but i found out I have a low lymphocyte count, could my reults be false negative ?
False Test results: Nope. There are a number of more common reasons for a fluctuating lymphocyte count (i am very curious why any healthy person would be having their lymphocytes tested) but if you were negative for these infections and no new exposures then you are most likely negative for them still. ...Read more
Probably normal.: Just about anything and everything. These numbers are not so abnormal. ...Read more
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