Dec 15, 2007
My question is fairly simple, but I haven't seen it answered anywhere yet.
What are the reasons that certain people have higher initial CD4 #s?
I understand that factors like when you were tested will play a big part.
But for people who tested exactly the same time after exposure, what would make ones CD4 count higher than the others?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Genetics. There is a fairly large spread in the normal range of CD4 counts in people without HIV infection (500-1500).
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