What does this indicate?
May 16, 2012
I'm pregnant and I was sent for a cbc differential yesterday, along with the entire pre-natal panel of test. My HIV, Syphillis, Hepatitis, and the other STD test aren't back yet, but my cbc show the following: WBC 6.7. RBC 3.28. Hemoglobin 10.8. Hematocrit 31.8. MPV 10.3. Neutrophils 24.1(%), Lymphcytes 61.8(%)Neutrophils Absolute 1.6. Lymphocytes Absolute 4.2. Is this an indication of an STD (HIV, Syphillis, Hepatitis)?
Response from Dr. Young
Hi and congratulations on the pregnancy.
Your labs indicate that your hemoglobin and hematocrit are lower than normal- this is anemia, and a common condition during pregnancy.
Best of health, BY
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