White blood cell and differential counts in acute respiratory viral and bacterial infections in children.

@article{Korppi1993WhiteBC,
  title={White blood cell and differential counts in acute respiratory viral and bacterial infections in children.},
  author={Matti Korppi and Liisa M Kr{\"o}ger and Minna Laitinen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1993},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={435-40}
}
White blood cell (WBC) and differential counts were studied in 201 children hospitalized for acute viral or bacterial respiratory infection. The aetiology of infection was studied with a comprehensive set of serological tests. WBC and granulocyte counts were higher in patients with bacterial infection than in those with viral infection. Lymphocyte counts, by contrast, had no such aetiological association. The 95% confidence limits for WBCs and granulocytes distinguished bacterial and… CONTINUE READING

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