Apr 10, 2011
what is CD4%? how it is different from cd4 count? what is the importance of cd45? why cd4 count changes but not cd4%? Thank you.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
CD4% is the percentage of lymphocytes that are CD4+. The CD4 count is the number of these cells. The CD4% will change, but not as quickly or drastically as the CD4 count can. CD45 is another cell surface receptor, like CD4, that is involved with helping to turn immune cells on and off when they are needed. It appears on CD4 cells, as well as other cells in the blood like b cells or monocytes.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Is Bloody Nose An Acute Symptom Of HIV?
- Sinus Infection Worried It Could Be HIV
- Sex With A Prostitute Scared I Have HIV
- Blowjob From A Prostitute Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV
- Blood In Semen After Vaginal Sex Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV
- Bloody Nose After Oral Sex With No Protection Does It Mean I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.