Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) – CLL Leukemia

2. Predisposition to infections

Other pathogens - Anti Leukemia
Predisposition to infections

There is excess lymphocytes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, but they are immature and not functioning properly. Thus, patients present with repeated infections, especially viral infections such as herpes zoster, herpes simplex, and viral pneumonia.