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I'm not medically trained, so I'm just guessing here ... but I know people who have had diagnosed Lyme but had few outward symptoms except for moderate fatigue, because their immune systems were suppressing the infection.
Based on that anecdotal experience, I would think it quite possible for someone (who had the rash and is diagnosed with Lyme) to have no other symptoms except elevated white blood cell count.
What are the results of the ELISA and Western blot tests? As flawed as they are, they can be helpful.
Thanks from Greece. The result of the Elisa was 0.74 and considered negative,so they did not proceed to the next test, because the limit is 0.75 (so angry with them!!!!!!). My blood test was normal except from high WBC. I am on Doxy from the day the rash appeared, my wife is a doctor and she had taken immediate act (thank God) but she is also confused with the high WBC. No other symptom (no fever, no fatique,nothing)
Thank you again and sorry for my poor English !
Yes, Lyme can elevate your WBC, I believe, but that would be a good sign because your body is still trying to attack the bacteria! Once your immune system is depressed, is when you have more trouble. Your Elisa is suspect. Otherwise, there is great information by the above individuals.
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