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Cd4 Lymphocyte

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cd4 & lymphocyte

First i want to thank you for taking the time to read our questions and reply to them. I have an issue. I have been positive for 11 yrs. I have been placed on several treatments but never followed through because of the strong side effects that i...
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
Your CD4 count is 300 and 15%. Your lymphocyte count is in the normal range, probably as a reflection of an elevated CD8 count, which does occur with HIV infection. My advice to you is "do not try this at home", meaning taking partial regimens for... Read more »

Total Lymphocyte Count vs. CD4 Lymphocyte Count

...if this is correct: As HIV disease progresses the CD4 lymphocyte count decreases and the CD8... Read more »

Total Lymphocyte Count Vs. CD4 Lymphocyte Count

...if this is correct: As HIV disease progresses the CD4 lymphocyte count decreases and the CD8... Read more »
The Body PRO

CMV Retinitis Despite High CD4 Lymphocyte Counts

...The question of how effective the repopulation of CD4 lymphocytes is in the prevention of reactivation of opportunistic infections in patients with advanced AIDS who have been placed on highly Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Absolute Count and Percentage of CD4+ Lymphocytes Are Independent Predictors of Disease Progression in HIV-Infected Persons Initiating Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

Todd Hulgan of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 's Division of Infectious Diseases and colleagues conducted the study among 1,891 participants who began HAART regimens between 1997 and 2004 and received more than 30 days of therapy and... Read more »
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Abstract 7: Risk for Primary Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia After the CD4+ T-lymphocyte Count Rises Above 200 cells/µL

...included individuals whose baseline CD4 count was 100 cell increase in CD4 after antiretroviral therapy, with a subsequent CD4 lymphocyte count > 200 cells/µL. Group 2 (N=3497) had also been initiated on antiretroviral therapy, but had never... 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 Results Read more »
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Do anybody know about CD4 cells count?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...low CD4 cell counts to HIV/AIDS, what could my low count mean? Other than HIV infection, do all viruse infection affect the CD4 cells count? In other words - does a person's CD4 cells count react to any kind of virus infection? If so, is my test... Read more »

IL-2 Induces Sustained CD4 Cell Increases

Posted by Anonymous
...or 7.5 MIU twice a day for 5 days every 8 weeks, for a minimum of 3 cycles. IL-2 was then to be given as needed to maintain CD4 cells." Dr. Abrams concluded that "subcutaneous recombinant IL-2 given in intermittent cycles has no impact on HIV... Read more »

ARS and loss of body mass

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, During Acute stage, I know they talk about weight loss in some and was wondering if it referred to unexplained loss of body mass in some persons. Loss of fat or muscle in an individual. Thanks Read more »

antibodies and seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know long it takes for antibodies to be detected after seroconversion ? Read more »