What is the significance of complete blood cell count findings in the evaluation of endometritis?

Updated: Apr 25, 2019
  • Author: Michel E Rivlin, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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The CBC count typically reveals leukocytosis with a left shift. However, in the postpartum period, this finding may reflect the physiological leukocytosis of pregnancy and it is therefore unreliable for diagnosis.

Anemia is a risk factor for the development of endometritis.


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