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Could positive epstein barr virus antibodies, with low lymphocyctes be lymphoma?

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Not typically

Ebv antibodies indicate prior exposure, and most adults have positive antibodies.
Acute ebv infection is mono, with high lymphocytes. Low lymphocyte counts can be due to viral infections or corticosteroid treatment, most commonly. Lymphoma would be unusual.

In brief: Not typically

Ebv antibodies indicate prior exposure, and most adults have positive antibodies.
Acute ebv infection is mono, with high lymphocytes. Low lymphocyte counts can be due to viral infections or corticosteroid treatment, most commonly. Lymphoma would be unusual.
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
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