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Cd4 Blood Test

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How fast should cd4 rise? Blood test results...

Dear Dr. Keith,I have been on treatment for about 3 months now. When i started I had a cd4 count of about 210 and VL of 29,000.I have had my first lab tests done, and while my VL test results arent ready yet, i see that my CD4 has risen to 405.Now,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Overall CD4 increase and safety labs that you describe are reassuring and fairly typical (in a good way). CD4 response is highly variable Read more »

CD4, CD8 and viral load blood test

Three months ago I was diagnosed HIV positive. I just got the blood test results for CD4, CD8 and... Read more »

Just diagnosed, and my second blood test shows jump in CD4 and decrease in viral load

Hi, I was diagnosed with HIV about 3 months ago. My first CD4 documented results were 714...now... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Company Developing CD4+ Blood Test for Use in Developing Countries

... Fullerton, Calif.-based Beckman Coulter is taking part in an international initiative to develop a type of blood test that can be used widely in developing countries to measure a person's CD4+ T cell count, the Orange County Register ... 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 Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...and to determine if you need to make changes to your HIV treatmentregimen. CD4 Cell Test The CD4 cell test is a simple blood test ordered by your health careprovider. When you first start receiving care for HIV, you should get a"baseline"... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 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 Read more »
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CD4, 320 , Viral load 26000, what to do??????

Posted by david73, 8 Replies
...,new to this site and new to this world of hiv. I have a Dr . that specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4 th blood test... Read more »

Happy News!!!!

Posted by whocanfigure, 3 Replies
...So my Rheumatologist..who is by far the best doctor I have looked at my lab results with the dip in CD4 and % and said ..."this is garbage..the lab made an error". I had it redrawn and guess what?? My CD4 is now higher than last Read more »

2nd appoitment

Posted by logopolis, 3 Replies
...to 2009. He is now on meds and doing really well, VL undetectable and CD4 33 and counting. I also tested positive and my 1st blood test showed a CD4 of 414 and VL of 3,000. Just had 2nd blood test and my CD4 has gone up to 615 and VL the... Read more »

Testing methods abd CD4 count question.

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
...sandpaper. (yeast infections, dermatitis on scalp, sweats, sticky skin) I pray for a return to good health. And why would my CD4 count be only 540 if I was hiv negative? Read more »