lymphopenia


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lymphopenia

(ˌlɪmfəʊˈpiːnɪə)
n
(Biochemistry) a reduction in the number of lymphocytes in the blood
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Noun1.lymphopenia - an abnormally small number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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Translations

lym·pho·pe·ni·a

n. linfopenia, linfocitopenia, disminución en el número de linfocitos en la sangre.
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Heterophilia and lymphopenia were evident in sick birds, with up to 7.5-fold higher heterophil-tolymphocyte ratio in sick birds compared to healthy birds.
Hyleukin-7 amplifies and reinvigorates persistent T cell immunity in the treatment of patients with cancer and lymphopenia, thus providing unique opportunities for immuno-oncology combination strategies.
Chikungunya also is more likely to cause high fever, severe arthralgia, arthritis, rash, and lymphopenia than Zika or dengue.
Hematologic examination demonstrated decreased numbers of white cells (4x[10.sup.-3]/[mm.sup.3]; reference values: 5-12x[10.sup.-3]/[mm.sup.3]), neutrophilia(63%; reference values: 30-50%) and lymphopenia (27%; reference values: 30-60%) compatible with a persistent infection.
To the Editor: Following H7N9 infection, the host lymphocyte immunity plays an antiviral role.[1] Furthermore, low frequencies of T-cells correlate with disease severity.[2] Herein, we present a H7N9-infected patient with life-threatening lymphopenia (only 0.06 x 109/L in the peripheral blood), which we have barely ever seen before.
The most common side effects of Azedra included lymphopenia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, fatigue, nausea, dizziness, hypertension, and vomiting.
In leukocytes, alterations were neutrophilia, eosinophilia, lymphocytosis, regenerative shift to left, degenerative shift to left, toxic granules in neutrophils, shift to right, lymphopenia and neutopenia.
There were four cases of neutropenia and one lymphopenia, all among the active groups.
In the present study, significant lymphopenia in anemic group is well correlated with some studies done in the past.
The team then tested a treatment based on the discovery -- successfully fixing donated immune cells from a 16-year-old boy with an abnormally low level of white blood cells called lymphopenia.
Male sex, lower body mass index, lymphopenia, hematological malignancy, steroid use, and red blood cell transfusion within one month prior to CMV disease were risk factors for the development of CMV gastrointestinal infection in adult patients with cancer [5].