What does an elevated both white and red blood count mean? Do red cell counts rise during infections?
Leucocytosis. Elevated white cell count can represent many maladies in many people both male and female and also be normal in certain circumstances-like in labor! It can also be normal for certain people. Yes it does go up in infections -that being the most common condition for leucocytosis. It can also be a red flag for leukemia or other body area cancers. No-red cells do not commonly go up in infections!