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cd4 count

Sep 15, 2010

If I do not have Aids/Hiv,I m Negative,but the cd4 is very low,Can it be?thank you

Response from Dr. McGowan

Yes, People without HIV can have low CD4 counts. There is a wide range of normal. Also CD4 counts will fluctuate throughout the day and may drop during an acute illness such as a cold or virus especially with fever, or after a vaccination.

Best, Joe

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