Cd4 Percentage

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Difference between CD4 percentage and CD4/CD3 percentage

...Hello Dr MarkThanks in advance if you shed some light on my labs for me. My immunophenotype always has a CD4 percentage which I can see is a percentage of the lymphocyte count. However there is always another number that is labelled CD4/CD3...
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
...are CD4+ helper cells. There can be other kinds of circulating cells that are CD4+ and might not be CD3CD4 cells.Both of those CD4 percentages are in the normal range. Although there is less variability for CD4% it can fluctuate to some degree. I... Read more »

CD4 Dropping... CD4 Percentage Rising....

...Lab... Jan 2009 I had a T cell count of 551 and the CD4 percentage was at 24 with a viral level... Read more »

Percentage of CD4 count vs. CD4 percentage...

I have been positive for three years now without meds. My CD4 & viral load numbers conitnue to zig... 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

...regimens between 1997 and 2004 and received more than 30 days of therapy and who had baseline values of CD4+ T cell counts, CD4 percentages and HIV-1 RNA. The researchers used a proportional-hazard model to determine the link between CD4... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...over time are usually more important. In addition to your CD4 cell count, your health care provider will want tocheck your CD4 percentage. This number tells you what percent of your totalwhite blood cells are CD4 cells. A normal CD4 cell... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...and viral load undetectable, am I back to "normal"? Can an elevated CD4 count be an early indicator of HIV infection? My CD4 percentage has increased 3 percent over the last seven months I've been on meds. Is that good progress? I've... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests of the immune system. The lower the count, the greater damage HIV has done. Anyone who has less than 200 CD4 cells, or a CD4 percentage less than 14%, is considered to have AIDS according to the US Centers for Disease Control. CD4 counts... Read more »
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CD4 percentages

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just had one question concerning the cd4 level. In a healthy, non-infected individual, does the cd 4 percentage change, or is that supposed to remain constant? I have Read more »

CD4 Percentage

Posted by SimonB, 1 Reply
...Hello! Sorry if this is a bore, but I'm recently diagnosed and although know the basics, my first appointment revealed a low CD4 percentage (13%) which caused my doctor some worry and I have to go for another round of tests in a month. VL was... Read more »


Posted by chucky, 2 Replies
...i was diagnosed back in june 2003 with a cd4 of 40 and i started meds a few months later the ones i'm taking now are sustiva and truvada in feb 2006 my blood was drawn again Read more »

tcells falling, % increasing...

Posted by pozartistsd, 3 Replies
hey all... my latest labs showed that my tcells went down from 208 to 186, but my % went up from 9% to 10%. my dr says the percentage is really important, not to dwell on the tcell number alone. any input on this? thanks! Read more »
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