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what does these lab results mean?
Feb 23, 2009

T-cell count 76 CD19(B cells) 16 CD 16 8 CD4 17 CD8 53

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

These labs indicate severe immune dysfunction-- a CD4 count below 200 is AIDS-defining; a count below 100 is very severe.

I hope that the person with these labs is under the care of an experienced HIV care provider, better yet on HIV treatments.


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