|Lab test of cd3+4+
Jan 15, 2011
I just moved to a new state and new dr who is not familiar with hiv+ test or results. I was diagnosed 16yrs ago and have not taken meds at all. I just showed up with a viral load of 200 but new lab results are confusing for me to read. I am used to reports that show cd4 tcells as cd4, however the new lab reports read very different it shows as cd3+4+ so is this my absoulte cd4 or a combination of the 2 please help me as my new dr said he does not know...
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
CD3CD4 cells are your CD4 cells. So no worries. The two numbers indicate the number of t-lymphocytes which are t helper cells.
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