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Dec 9, 2005

My brother has recently shared his HIV status with my family. In addition to HIV he has also been diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma. His viral load is 300's and CD4 is 74. Is his diagnosis HIV+ or AIDS? He has no other infection or disease process that we know of.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Based on a CD4 count of < 200, he has a diagnosis of AIDS.

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CD4 of 500

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