What are the CBC findings in babesiosis?

Updated: Apr 01, 2021
  • Author: Rachel E Strength, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The following may also be observed in patients with babesiosis:

·       The total leukocyte count varies. [9]

·       Direct Coombs test results may or may not be positive. [11]

·       Patients may have decreased serum haptoglobin and elevated reticulocyte counts. [1]


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