This content was current as of the date it was released. In science and medicine, information is constantly changing and may become out-of-date as new data emerge.
After years of CLL, including five courses of therapy, I am in remission but I have low IgA levels… hovering around 13. I imagine this is true for many CLL patients. Given Covid-19 is a respiratory illness, does this increase the risk of a serious and/or life-threatening clinical course?
Here is the answer from Dr. Furman.
We don’t have any data regarding what contribution individual immunoglobulins or cellular function contributes to the overall immunodeficiency.