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normal white blood count and differential: WBC = 4,000 – 10,000 cells/mL   Immature Neutrophils (Bands)   Mature Neutrophils (Segs)   Lymphocytes   Monocytes   Eosinophils   Basophils  <1%  55%  36%  3-8%   1-4%  0.5-1% This is an  example of a white blood count and differential that might commonly be seen in a bacterial infection: WBC = 14,000 cells/mL   Immature Neutrophils (Bands)   Mature Neutrophils
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Unformatted text preview: (Segs) Lymphocytes Monocytes Eosinophils Basophils 5% 75% 12% 4% 3% 1% Can you see how the increase in bands and neutrophils causes the differential count to exhibit a “left shift”? Inflammation associated with viral infections often causes a greater increase in the lymphocyte count than the neutrophils, and no left shift is seen....
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