Cd4 Lymph Abs

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cd4/cd8 and lymphs (absolute) result

I am confused about my blood test. the absolute cd 4 helper is: 123the % cd pos. lymph is 30.7the % cd 8 pos. lymph is 38.6 adn the cd4/cd8 ratio is .80 and my WBC count is 2.8 and my Lymphs (absolute) is 0.4. can you please explain to me what it...
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
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Acute HIV Infection

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