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Thanks for your question.
Based on your results you have B lymphocytosis.
For diagnosis of CLL, you need to have enlarged liver, spleen and lymph nodes.
Your absolute B cell count must be 5000 or above.
Hence, you do not have CLL.
You do have similar antigens like CLL but you do not meet the diagnostic criteria just based on the lymphocyte markers.
flow cytometry is not the only test used to diagnose CLL--very important to understand.
CD 23 is one of the antigens--other ones have been tested in your case.
To diagnose CLL, all criteria must be met.
Otherwise, this is not CLL.
Hence, I am not certain why this test was ordered in the first place for you.
In the absence of other criteria like enlarged liver, spleen and lymph nodes, and B cell count 5000 or above, this is not CLL even though you have these cell markers present.
that is the test called lymphocyte subset count ( request B cell count).
not necessarily--in fact wbc count can be low.
get a CT scan of your abdomen to check out the lever and spleen.
Get a B cell count done.
Consult with a hematologist.