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what i do sir?
Sep 2, 2003

Respected sir

i am from India i have got h.i.v positive,i am sending my reports .i does not know about this.so please give me good sugession."When is the best time to start treatment?, present What i do sir.please send me mail,i will wait for your mail,here i am adding my Reports.

thanking u

yours sincerely K.hemadri ------------------------------------------------------------------------ AS PER THE ULTRA MODERN LASER BASED FACS COUNT SYSTEM Age: 28years old RANGE

Absolute CD4+ :1078 Absolute CD8+ :2000 Total CD3 Average:3374 CD4/CD8 Ratio :0.54 CD4/CD3 Ratio :0.32 CD8/CD3 Ratio :0.59

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CD4 Tube :997 CD8 Tube :1982

Date:auguest 8th/20/2003 15:16

Last Control Run:PASSED Control Run Date:2/03/03 17:46 Control Run Reagent Lot ID : 20352121 Control Run Control Lot ID : 99021721

Accession #:3450

Absolute Counts - cells/ul:

CD4 : 1078 CD8 : greater than 2000

Total CD3 Average : 3374 CD4/CD8 : less than 0.54 CD4/CD3 : 0.32 CD8/CD3 : greater than 0.59

Response from Dr. Wohl

From what you write, it seems that your CD4 cell count is around 1000.

This is a very normal result. I would not recommend treatment at this point. Generally, in the US, when the CD4 cell count reaches around 350 most recommend initiating HIV therapy.

For more information about HIV and recommendations about starting treatment go to: http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines/adult/AA_071403.html



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