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Jun 24, 2006

I have seen a case wherein the CD4+ counts are very low( 30 cells),inspite of the patient showing no progression clinically,with no signs of any opportunistic infections evident.What could be the possible cause?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

People in that situation usually have very, very high CD8 cell counts. Whether this provides greater protection against OIs or not isn't clear. This subset of patients has not been studied that carefully.

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High Viral Load?

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