Mar 12, 2005
My best friend (female 24 yrs) was diagnosed with HIV positive in September 2004. Her CD4 count was 284 and viral load was 50,000. Today she had a CD4 test and her CD4 absolute count was 597. The report says CD4 count is 597cells/c.mm. Normal range 500 to 1800 cells/c.mm. Does it mean that her CD4 count is normal? Because CD4 count doubled within 3 months. Any suggestions would be really appreciated.
Response from Dr. Sullivan
Your friend is presumably receiving treatment with HAART and has had a good response to treatment which will be sustained as long as she is adherent to the drug regimen she is taking; JLS.
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