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Cd4 And Cd8

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CD4 or CD4:CD8 ratio?

I had my first CD4 of 393 and CD4:CD8 ratio of 23% in Apr 2008. My second CD4 is 554 with CD4:CD8 of 18%.I am not on Rx yet.Is CD4 or the ratio more important?Thanks for answering me.
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
...CD4 percent which is a more stable number over time. Your ratio is affected by the CD4 count, which tends to decrease and the CD8 count, which tends to increase with infection (which is generally a good thing). Read more »

what is abs cd4, cd4% and cd4 cd8 ratio

i dont understand the relationship of absalute cd4 , cd4% and cd4/cd8 ration. how the cd4% value... Read more »

CD3, CD4,CD8 and CD4%

...How do I calculate CD4% given CD3, CD4 and CD8 counts. Read more »
The Well Project

Comprender Qué Son las Células CD4 y CD8

... Tabla de Contenidos Aspectos básicos Recuento de células CD4 y VIH Pruebas de células CD4 y CD8 Conclusión Referencias Aspectos básicos Las células CD4 y CD8 son glóbulos blancos que desempeñan funciones Read more »
The Body PRO

CD4 and CD8 T-Cell Responses

... Thalidomide Can Boost HIV- and CMV-Specific CD8 T Cell Responses (Poster 173) Authored by P. A. J. Haslett, S. W. Zhu, W. Hanekom, and G. KaplanHaslett View the original abstract Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recreational Drug Use and T Lymphocyte Subpopulations in HIV-Uninfected and HIV-Infected Men

... Noting that the effects of recreational drugs on CD4 and CD8 T cells in humans are not well understood, the authors conducted a longitudinal analysis of men who have sex with men (MSM) to... define associations between self-reported use of... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

What Happened to the Vaccine?

...cytotoxic T cells (cyto comes from the Greek word for cell) or cytotoxic T-lymphocytes (CTL). Several lines of evidence suggest that CD4 and CD8 cells targeting HIV can play an important role. In monkeys infected with a close relative of HIV... Read more »
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please can somebody tell me if your cd count percentage was 57 what would it be in absolute count. nobody knows at my doctors offfice and the lab won't tell me Read more »