If you’re wondering whether your immune system is up to par, you’re not alone. Strong natural defenses are critical – now more than ever. Where is your white blood cell count, or WBC? If it’s suddenly elevated, you may be dealing with a pathogen – a virus, bacterium or another disease-causing microorganism. Below WBC are listed a long with their job.
Lymphocytes – If your levels are high, you may be fighting a viral infection, which would likely not respond to antibiotics. There are two main types of lymphocytes: B cells, which produce antibodies, and C cells, which eliminate infected cells and cancer. In addition, lymphocytes also include Natural Killer cells of the early defense system known as the innate immune response.
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