THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF LYMPHOPENIA IN ADULT INTENSIVE CARE PATIENTS IN CRITICAL CONDITION


Sucu M. G. , Gokcinar D., Lafci A., Dag O. , Turan I. O. , Gogus N.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.35, no.3, pp.1359-1365, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2019_3_209
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1359-1365

Abstract

Introduction: A lower than normal lymphocyte count is indicative of a weak immune system, which can lead to a predisposition to infection. Infection is among the most significant causes of morbidity and mortality in intensive care units. This study aimed to do determine the correlation between lymphopenia and mortality in adult intensive care patients in critical condition.