The nurse is reviewing the white blood cell differential of a patient. Given the following results, what type of infection is most likely present?
• The percentage of lymphocytes is elevated at 45%, which is usually indicative of a viral infection.
• Acute bacterial infections usually show elevated neutrophils, though certain bacterial infections (pertussis and tuberculosis) will show high leukocytes.
• Parasitic infections result in an elevated eosinophil count.
• Fungal infections cause elevated monocytes and neutrophils.