Lyme bacteria are known to kill T Cells and B Cells (types of Lymphocytes, which are one of the 5 main types of white blood cells). Also, antibiotics can lower the total white blood cell count. I'm one of the "lucky" ones who has a low white cell count without taking antibiotics...
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G-J Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds: Zofran, Pulmicort, Vitamin B12 Shots, Heparin (to flush PICC line).