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Decline of CD4 count
Nov 19, 2003

Except for the high viral load,what causes a decline of the CD4 count.I read a lot of questions from people who have low CD4 count and low viral load.

Response from Dr. Young

HIV causes CD4 cell destruction. It's a misconception that only a high viral load will result in low CD4 cell counts-- it's only that persons with high viral loads will have a more rapid decline in counts. BY



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