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CD4 Count

Mar 1, 2003

When the CD4 count is reported, is that the count of healthy CD4 cells, or could some or all of those CD4 cells be infected with the HIV code?

UCLA CARE Clinic Patient

Response from Dr. Holodniy

The CD4 count result does NOT discriminate between those cells that are HIV infected or uninfected.

does this sound plausible?
High CD8 Count and Low RBC Count

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