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What does ALC stand for?

ALC stands for Absolute Lymphocyte Count

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63 Absolute CD4 cell count 6 mo after 368 disease, /[micro]L Absolute lymphocyte count 6 mo after 2,098 disease, /[micro]L Demographic/clinical characteristic Patient 2 Patient 3 Sex M M Age, y 18 20 Other coexisting conditions None None Date of SARS onset Apr 7, 2003 Apr 4, 2003 Date of TB diagnosis Jan 24, 2003 Mar 5, 2003 Date of hospitalization or transfer to Apr 7, 2003 Apr 5, 2003 SARS ward Leukocyte count at admission, /[micro]L 6,800 2,500 Total steroid dose used, mg 2,600 3,600 Intensive care unit admission No No CD4/CD8 cell ratio 6 mo after disease 1.
1) This, of course, led to significant concerns when following patients with HIV infections since the CD4+ counts require an accurate absolute lymphocyte count and are critical for the diagnostic and therapeutic decisions in these patients.