Apr 22, 2007
I hgave a simple question which about what exactlky "progressive decline in CD4 counts" means in the CHRONIC phase of HIV infection where a patient is NOT yet under treatment.
My question is:
1) will this always mean a decline every six months (i.e. a straight line decline (though the gradient might change); OR
2) can some patient have peaks and troughs but the overall picture over 6 years (or so) is decline. (i.e. can one have a jagged line on a graph).
Hope this makes sense.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
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