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If someone has active tb. Won't their WBC s be high?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not

Blood white cell count usually stay in normal range.

In brief: Usually not

Blood white cell count usually stay in normal range.
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not necessarily

You could have a low total WBC count with active TB actually.
Lymphocytes are typically increased in active tb.

In brief: Not necessarily

You could have a low total WBC count with active TB actually.
Lymphocytes are typically increased in active tb.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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