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Lookup NU author(s): Dr Tevfik Dorak,
Dr Richard McNallyORCiD,
Professor Louise Parker
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We provide an alternative explanation for the findings of the latest UKCCS report by Roman et al. Instead of the suggestion that early infections may trigger an abnormal immune response in the development of childhood leukemia, we propose that the observed association with frequent infections is a sign of subtle immunodeficiency resulting in increased leukemia risk.
Author(s): Dorak MT, McNally RJQ, Parker L
Publication type: Letter
Publication status: Published
Journal: American Journal of Epidemiology
ISSN (print): 0002-9262
ISSN (electronic): 1476-6256
PubMed id: 17576747