cd8 always higher ?
Mar 22, 2009
is the cd8 count always higher than cd4 count with hiv infection from point of infection and for the entire course of the disease or can cd4 count return to where it exceeds the cd8 count at some stage or stages even for those people who never took medications ? thank you
Response from Dr. Holodniy
As with most answers in medicine, it depends. A lot of people have elevated CD8 counts for many years, and through different stages of infection, whereas others do not and regardless of treatment.
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