Viral Infection White Blood Cells 5/5 (1)

viral infection white blood cells

The difference between a bacterial infection and a viral infection can make the difference between a life-threatening and harmless condition, so you might want to read on. Bacterial infections are caused by bacteria and viral infections are caused by viruses. Okay, pretty simple. Some diseases, such as pneumonia, meningitis and diarrhea, can be caused by both types of pathogens (dangerous microscopic organisms).