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WHAT IS THE MEANING OF CD4

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What does it mean if your CD4 COUNT IS 364?

AND MY VIRAL LOAD IS 56,000...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Your viral load is the moderate range and your CD4 count is also moderately decreased. A normal CD4 count in someone without HIV infection is between 500-1500. given those numbers, HIV treatment would be recommended for most people.... Read more »

meaning of cd4 count of 469

im a 21 year old lady who was diagnosed with hiv nov 2007 after an outbreak of shingles with a cd4... Read more »

Real meaning of CD4 counts

I was diagnosed with HIV around 3 years ago and have good labs and good health. Last bloods were... Read more »
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FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CD4 Counts Decline Despite Nutritional Recovery in HIV-Infected Zambian Children With Severe Malnutrition

The researchers undertook the current study to establish the contribution that severe malnutrition makes to CD4 lymphopenia in HIV-infected and -uninfected children and to determine the changes in CD4 count during nutritional rehabilitation. From a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 (T-Cell) Tests

What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Results Reported? What Do the Numbers Mean? "Non-AIDS" Illness and Death The Bottom Line What Are CD4... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dried Blood CD4+ T-Cell Test May be Cheaper, More Convenient Alternative in Developing Countries, Study Says

Researchers have replicated the CD4+ T cell count test, which is normally conducted on an expensive flow cytometer machine using fresh blood, using dried blood and inexpensive commercially available reagents, a discovery that could simplify... Read more »
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Use of cd4/cd8

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
dropping by this bulletin-board, I see there is a lot of use and abuse of t-cell subsets among worried wells. To put things in perspective - cd4/cd8-ratios were used as a surrogate marker of HIV-infection among blood donors at a US hospital... Read more »

IMPROVE CD4 COUNT

Posted by athleticoutdoors, 1 Reply
My CD4 count has steadily incresed over 100 per month. I was at 600 and today over 864. I drink green tea fraps with soy milk and protein almost daily. No sweetners. Try it you may be surprised. Thanks and God bless. Read more »

How do you boost your CD4?

Posted by cm82391, 2 Replies
Diet and exercise seem to be the most common thing to think of (what a no brainer)

But what are some things you guys do that seem to work? Read more »

Do anybody know about CD4 cells count?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys,

I have a question about my tests - in fear of HIV infection because of a bad incident and symptoms not long after, I went to have my blood tested for HIV as well as other infections - the PCR and antibody test both turned out Negative, but... Read more »