Cd4 Count If No Detectable Antibodies
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,You are correct: The CD4% is generally considered the more accurate indicator of immune integrity, as it doesn't tend to fluctuate as much due to intercurrent illnesses and other non-HIV-related factors. (See below.)Regarding beginning... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello.Are you on antiretroviral therapy? If not, you should be.It's worth noting that despite the somewhat worrisome drop in absolute CD4 count, your CD4% has remained stable (in fact slightly increased) over the last three blood draws (October... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,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 »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThere is definite evidence of immune system suppression given the CD4 count and CD4/CD8 ratio. Possibilities here include an HIV-1 viral strain that is not being picked up by the PCR tests (proviral and plasma VL). This is highly possible if you... Read more »
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Posted by tobeabetterman, 1 ReplyHi 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDear Uhoh,
On a previous post you said you had low cd4 counts yet have tested negative to hiv (I think you must be well beyond the window period?). I am still freaking about my low cd4 counts - I wish I had never had my CD4 count done! I have tested... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesis there any way of getting around having an hiv test? like could i just have my doctor test my cd4 count instead. would you be able to tell from that whether or not it seemed like i needed to be tested? Read more »
Posted by Jackson8811, 2 RepliesHere are my blood results i today got back from my doctor. He was concerened...
cd4 total count - 470
cd4% - %39
cd8% - %28
cd8 total count 300
Soo.. my cd4 is low at 470.. and my cd% is rather normal at 39 percent... could these results have any... Read more »
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