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define cd4

Sep 26, 2005

please doc i have hard on several occasions people talking about cd4 cell count, and i have tried to look up the meaning on the net but can not get anything. what does it mean to say cd4 cell count, what do these cells have to do with hiv infection, please i need to know.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

They are an important cell for your immune system and the primary cell that HIV infects.

Merck Vaccine
can u explain any of this #2

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