|cd4-Absolute vs %
Jun 10, 2006
Hi Dr. I am perplexed by my lab results. 11/05, cd4 133 (13.3%), 2/06 cd4 110 (13.8%), 3/06 cd4 192 (14.8%) and 5/06 cd4 166 (16.6%). I should point out that I began treatment on Reyataz, Truvada, Norvir 4/05, and have been undectectable since 6/05. I am very encouraged by the steady rise in cd4%, but frustrated that the absolute number fluctuates up and down and has not gone above 200. What are your thoughts on my progress? Thanks so much for your help.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
You don't indicate what your CD4 count and % were in 4/05 before you started meds. Thus, it is hard for me to gauge how far you have come and therefore estimate how far you will go.
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