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Hi, My brother just took his 15 year old cat to the vet who found that his white blood cell count was 2. something. He prescribed antibiotics twice a day for 7 days. Wouldn't the cell count be actually higher if there was an infection as the vet seems to think, rather than lower?
Any ideas? Thanks for any feedback.
 

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Low white cell count means that it's not fighting any diseases! Kitty could easily get sick during this. Have you tested for FIV or FeLV?
 

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An overwhelming infection whether it be viral or bacterial can show a low white cell count because the white cells get used up before the bone marrow can produce more.
 
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