Lymphopenia and risk of infection and infection-related death in 98,344 individuals from a prospective Danish population-based study

PLoS Medicine Dec 06, 2018

Warny M, et al. - In this investigation involving 98,344 Danish people from the general population, researchers assessed whether lymphopenia is associated with an increased risk of infection and infection-related death. All persons included responded to a lifestyle and health questionnaire, had a physical examination, and had blood samples taken at the time of the examination. The investigators found that lymphopenia was correlated with increased risk of hospitalization due to any infection,...

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