Patient :My blood count showed the following issues: WBC 14.02; PLT 410 (normal range 150-350); MONO# 1.04; NEUT#9.71 (maximum is 7.0); and PDW 11.3 (below the 12.00 threshold). Other than these, all other values are within normal limits. I was recommended a bone marrow biopsy. Should I worry? I've always had a higher WBC (12.0 to 14.0) with no symptoms.
Thanks for the query.
On reviewing the report that you have sent, there is a minor elevation in the wbc count.There is neutrophilia or an increase in neutrophil count suggestive of an infection or inflammation due to cause unknown.
There is no need to be very worried. However, you will have to follow this up with your treating physician and plan for a biopsy as suggested accordingly. There is an increase in the counts marginally though.
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