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Average Rise In Cd4 In 3 Months

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cd4 after 3.5 months

in 14/6/2010 my cd4 was 258.6 ( 14.29%)then i began meds with truvada+ efavirenz in 25/6/ 7/10/2010 my cd4 is 464.13 (24.3 %). is that good? how and when my cd4 will increse more? thank u.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...HIV treatment. Your CD4 has increased about 200 cells or 10% points; rises that we'd be happy to see in 1 year, never mind 4 months.We usually expect CD4 cells to continue to gradually rise for many years, yours are already nearly in the normal... Read more »

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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...cells. In order to enter a CD4 cell, HIV attaches itself toreceptors on the outside (surface) of the cell. Each CD4 cell has a CD4 receptor and two co-receptors called CCR5 and CXCR4on its surface. To enter the CD4 cell, HIV must attach to the... Read more »
The Body PRO

Abstract No. 331: Viral Fitness in Patients with Discordant CD4 and Plasma HIV RNA following Protease Inhibitor Failure

...counts displaying a virologic failure with antiviral therapy including at least one PI were followed over a mean period of 20 months. Six patients with dual failure, that is a low CD4 and low viremia, were also studied. Combinant virus carrying... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...the strength of the immune system, official treatment guidelines in the US suggest that CD4 counts be monitored every 3 to 4 months. See Fact Sheet 404 for more information on the treatment guidelines. Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...CCR5-tropic (R5) virus and CXCR4-tropic (X4) virus. (Tropism is pronounced with a long "o," as in "okay.") HIV latches on to the CD4 receptor on the surface of some human T-cells (hence, CD4+ T-cells), and then it latches on to one of the two... Read more »
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cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 4 Replies
...I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...of you knows whether the claims in on the efficacy of Revivo against HIV are plausible? I ordered a month's dose out of desperation when i was diagnosed back in July 2003 and took it (am treatment naive). My VL dropped... Read more »

Finally got my CD4 back

Posted by dj1979, 6 Replies
...better news - my CD4 is up to 505 - it had fallen to 222 and I started meds late January. So after a little more than 3 full months on meds, it more than doubled! It definitely gives me the encouragement to stay on my medications - they ARE... Read more »

Regarding 9 month seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
...Just look at the posts. Count back in months from the date of the post the amount of months this guy claims to have seroconverted. They all go back to Feb 1998. So does the Read more »