Importance of early absolute lymphocyte count after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: a retrospective study.

INTRODUCTION Early lymphocyte recovery after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is related to the prevention of serious infections and the clearing of residual tumor cells. METHODS We analyzed the absolute lymphocyte count at 20 (D+20) and 30 (D+30) days after HSCT in 100 patients with malignant hematologic diseases and correlated… (More)