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You see a baby for recurrent bacterial skin infections requiring antibiotic treatment and incision/drainage. Labs reveal absent CD18 on the surface of leukocytes. What other feature would you expect in this patient?

A. Infection following live-virus vaccines

B. Infection with Neisseria species

C. Persistent leukocytosis

D. Small or absent lymph nodes

E. Thrombocytopenia

 

C. Persistent leukocytosis

This is leukocyte adhesion deficiency and the fucking leukocytes cant extravasate out of blood vessels -> leukocytosis