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Association of Pre-COVID-19 Lymphocytopenia with Fatality
Lymphocytopenia during the COVID-19 has been associated with fatality. We tested whether pre-existing lymphocytopenia reported prior to any possible exposure to SARS-COV2 (from 2010 to 2019) was associated with fatality. Using all patients diagnosed on testing in a single regional laboratory, we identified 1137 subjects with PCR positive for SARS-COV2 and at least one available complete blood count from the decade prior to any possible exposure to the virus. Bivariate analysis indicated andoi:10.1101/2020.10.02.20200931 fatcat:teqhvahzdfcyteuvqs5ofwgafi