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Relation between lymphopenia and bacteraemia in UK adults with medical emergencies.

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AIMS: To determine the relevance of lymphopenia to the diagnosis of bacteraemia in patients admitted with medical emergencies, relative to peripheral blood white cell count and neutrophilia. PATIENTS/METHODS: A two year cohort study carried out in a teaching hospital in Oxford, UK of 21,495 consecutive adult emergency admissions to general medical or infectious disease wards. Full blood data were available in 21,372 cases; 41 cases with extreme full blood count results (neutrophil count, >...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/jcp.2004.017335

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Journal:
Journal of clinical pathology
Volume:
57
Issue:
9
Pages:
950-955
Publication date:
2004-09-05
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EISSN:
1472-4146
ISSN:
0021-9746
URN:
uuid:0d9b98d9-4e4b-400d-b9fb-8ac08641d6ea
Source identifiers:
112436
Local pid:
pubs:112436

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