lymphocytes (increased)

Last edited 10/2019

Lymphocytes are said to be raised if their numbers are greater than 3.5 x 10^9/l.

Conditions include:

  • viral infections such as EBV, CMV, rubella, whooping cough
  • toxoplasmosis
  • brucellosis
  • chronic lymphatic leukaemia

A suggested management of raised lymphocytes in adults (1):



  • NHS Camden CCG. Abnormal FBC guidance - for adults (Accessed 30/10/19)