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Can a viral infection cause WBC of 24000 and fever of 104.5 in an infant?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Probably not

A viral infection can cause a high fever but a high white blood count is very indicative of a bacterial infection.
Viral infections generally don't cause high white blood counts.

In brief: Probably not

A viral infection can cause a high fever but a high white blood count is very indicative of a bacterial infection.
Viral infections generally don't cause high white blood counts.
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