May 24, 2009
How to calculate the cd4 percentage?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
One first obtains a total white blood count. Then the total number of lymphocytes is counted on the same machine. The percentage of CD4 and CD8 cells are obtained on a separate machine. The absolute number of CD4 cells is obtained by calculating this number from the absolute number of total lymphocytes times the CD4%.
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