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Why do doctors worry about white blood count if you have an infection?

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Dr. Zoltan Saary
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: To monitor response!

Wbc count, preferably w/ differential is an excellent way to monitor treatment response to antibiotics, or other treatments!

In brief: To monitor response!

Wbc count, preferably w/ differential is an excellent way to monitor treatment response to antibiotics, or other treatments!
Dr. Zoltan Saary
Dr. Zoltan Saary
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology

In brief: Treatment

Your white blood count shows how your immune system responds and what is the effect of treatment.

In brief: Treatment

Your white blood count shows how your immune system responds and what is the effect of treatment.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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