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Does roseola increases the neutrophil and decreases the lympocytes at the same time?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Usually the opposite

In roseola, like many acute viral infections, the overall WBC count goes down, with the neutrophils going down and lymphocytes going up, at least as a percentage of the total.

In brief: Usually the opposite

In roseola, like many acute viral infections, the overall WBC count goes down, with the neutrophils going down and lymphocytes going up, at least as a percentage of the total.
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