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Hematology: what is the cause of childhood lymphocytic predominance seen from 2 weeks of age until age 8?
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Dr. James Ball
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Viral encounters
This is likely due to viral exposures early in life.
The lymphocytes are the primary cell involved in the processing of viruses. Since early in life most of these encounters are new, there tends to be a lymphocyte predominance in the white blood cell differential.

In brief: Viral encounters
This is likely due to viral exposures early in life.
The lymphocytes are the primary cell involved in the processing of viruses. Since early in life most of these encounters are new, there tends to be a lymphocyte predominance in the white blood cell differential.
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