Ask the RN Question:
Is 3.8 too high for your lymphs absolute?
Answer: You can find more information about normal lab values on our website located here:
You will see towards the middle in the section called “White Blood Cell Differentials” (then look at Lymphs# ALC) that the normal range is 1.00-4.80. So, the value indicated below of 3.8 would be considered within normal range.
There is also a good tool for tracking and trending your lab values, along with some other helpful information here:
We encourage CLL patients to keep track of all lab results and watch for lab trends over time, versus becoming too concerned over any one lab value.