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what is abs cd4, cd4% and cd4 cd8 ratio

Apr 23, 2006

i dont understand the relationship of absalute cd4 , cd4% and cd4/cd8 ration. how the cd4% value effected when cd4 count drops??

Response from Dr. Holodniy

In most cases the CD4 count is directly related to the percent of CD4 cells. Therefore as the CD4 count drops so does the percentage. The CD4/CD8 ratio looks at th number of CD4 cells divided by the number of CD8 cells.

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