|interpreting my cd4 count results
Aug 25, 2013
the percentage 13.8% cd count 199 What does this mean?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
You don't indicate what your HIV viral load is or whether you are receiving HIV treatment. In people with HIV infection a CD4 count of <200 or <14% would be considered an AIDS diagnosis. This means that the immune system has become sufficiently damaged to put a person at risk for developing other serious infections. In someone with HIV infection and your counts, regardless of the HIV viral load result, HIV treatment should be started immediately.
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