Immature circulating lymphocytes in severely malnourished Guatemalan children.

  title={Immature circulating lymphocytes in severely malnourished Guatemalan children.},
  author={Gerald T Keusch and Jose Ricardo Daniel Calderon Cruz and Benjam{\'i}n Tor{\'u}n and Jone Urrutia and Harold K Smith and Allan L. Goldstein},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={6 2},
The percentage of peripheral blood lymphocytes forming rosettes with sheep erythrocytes (E-rosettes) was determined in 33 severely malnourished Guatemalan children, and in two groups of clinically well but mildly growth retarded children from the same environment. Mean E-rosettes in the acutely ill patients was lower than the value observed in the mildly malnourished children, although there was considerable overlap between groups. These data differ from previously published studies of severely… CONTINUE READING
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