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Cd4 And Cd8

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CD4, CD8, CD4/CD8 ratio

Dear Dr. Bob,I have a cd4 count of 800(350-1900, range), is 50(32-68,range), cd8 count of 266(155-1000,range), cd8 17 (14-38,range), and finally cd4/cd8 ratio of 2.99( .9-3.5 range). I do not have hiv according to the test I have taken, elisa, pcr...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You have a negative ELISA, negative PCR-DNA, and negative PCR-RNA two years after a possible exposure. You also have completely normal CD4 counts. And you're still "going crazy?" Why??? Are you upset about being HIV-negative?... Read more »

cd4/cd8 ratio: 1.6, high cd4+cd8

I got infected on june 2003, tested pos 1 year later, my doctor here in colombia, does not why my... Read more »
Articles
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 importantes en... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Antiviral Activity of Virus-Specific CD8 T Cells Linked to Rate of CD4 T Cell Decline in HIV Infection

The extent to which virus-specific CD8 T cell responses contribute to control of viral load and prevention of disease progression in HIV infection has long been a subject of conflicting data and controversy. Early tests of the ability of CD8 T cells... Read more »
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Preguntas Frecuentes Acerca de los Conteos CD4

Preguntas Generales | Preguntas de Personas Bajo Tratamiento Preguntas Generales ¿Cuál es la importancia de los CD3 y CD4 y CD8 en los exámenes de laboratorio? ¿Es normal que los CD4 aumenten lentamente? Sin tratamiento, mis CD4 han... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Focusing on CD8: The "Other T Cell" in HIV Infection

Two types of T cells are critically important in HIV infection. Most discussion of these immune cells refers to the subset known as CD4+, which is the cell type counted during most patient visits to gauge when to start antiretroviral therapy and the... Read more »
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Negative but with a very low CD4 and CD4/CD8

Posted by tobeabetterman, 1 Reply
Hi everyone , sorry to bother again .
I was once told by dear kicker and riverprincess that my 3 months result is conclusive , thank you very much with my best wishes , and I'm sorry I have bother you again .
Some new situation make me nervous again .... Read more »

CD4 CD8 ratio

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if the CD4 CD8 ratio can be inverted by other viral infections other than HIV? Read more »

cd4 cd8

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
cuando se produce la seroconversion, cd4/cd8 < 0,8?
Que valor normal de cd4 es? i de cd8? Read more »

CD4/CD8 Ratio

Posted by Anonymous
I have read that one's CD4/CD8 ratio drops/inverts shortly (weeks to months) after infection from a normal ratio of about 2.0 down to about 0.5 after infection. Is it typical to have an almost normal ratio a year after infection (with no meds)?

thank... Read more »