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My name is***** and I would like to assist with your concern today. Please ignore the request for the phone call that appears as the website generates this automatically. We can continue talking in the chat format. To start, the white cell count can be deceiving as we see a spike in the white cell count on the blood machine when we have pet's on higher doses of prednsione. That is considered normal, when they are on pred. The pred is stimulating their body to produce red cells and platelets so the white cells increase as well. There is not necessarily an infection present.
Ok, thank you for the clarification. Did your vet do a tick-borne panel? We often see these results with a tick borne disease.
Well, at this point I do feel it would be best to see a specialist, but I will opt out in case another expert has any other ideas. Thank you.