Amount Of Cd4 T Cells In Acute Phase Of Hiv Infection
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Stanford University, School of MedicineThere are basically 3 possibilities. This person was infected a few years ago and so the timing is wrong. This person is still in the acute infection period, where we see CD4 counts drift to sometimes quite low levels and return back up to some... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineGiven your history of prior negative HIV tests, this does sound like acute HIV infection. It is likely that your lower CD4 count and high viral load are the result of acute infection, and you could see an improvement in your CD4 count and viral load... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.First off, rest easily--you don't have lymphocytic leukemia. Lymphocyte counts can go up dramatically (and usually transiently) during acute viral infections of any kind (including HIV).As for your CD4s,... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe published data in HIV infected patients around this issue is conflicting. Some studies show increases and others show decreases. This probably relates to the different populations and timing of samples. The change in CD4 count and viral loads... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIL-2 Induces Sustained CD4 Cell Increases in HIV-Infected Patients
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TORONTO, Sep 20 (Reuters Health) - The addition of recombinant interleukin-2 (IL-2) to an HIV antiretroviral therapy produces an increase in CD4+ T-cell counts,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi 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 »
Posted by TheBodyWhat Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?
Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When you were infected... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesHi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I discovered my status in June.
Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000).
My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907.
My doctor is... Read more »
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