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Re: what is the difference of cd4 count and cd4 percentage and what do they measure
Jul 22, 2003

You answered: > The percentage is the percent of t lymphocytes that are CD4 positive.<

If this is true, then wouldn't a lower percentage be better than a higher percentage? Isn't it better to have LESS t lymphocytes that are CD4 positive?

What is the normal range for CD4 percentage?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

The normal CD4 count range is 500-1500 and the normal CD4 percentage is 35-50%. The lower the CD4 percent and count, the worse off the immune system is.



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