|CD4/CD8 Ratio profile
Nov 23, 2008
I recently did some blood work and my CD4/CD8 ratio show that i my Absolute CD 4 Helper is 768, % CD 4 Pos. Lymph is 32.0, Abs. CD 8 suppressor is 1157 (high), % CD 8 Pos. Lymph is 48.2 (High), and the CD4/CD8 ratio is 0.66. Please could you explain to me in layman's words what these figures mean? I have not started meds yet. Thank you for your quick response.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Your CD4 count and percent are in the normal range and your CD8 count and percent are increased as a natural reaction to HIV infection.
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