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Cd4 T Cell And Hiv 1 And Hiv 2

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history of cd4 and cd8 lymphopenia but hiv 1 and hiv 2 and western blot has been ruled out

my cd4 count is at 478/ul lymph is at 36.8% my cd8 count is at 113/ul lymph 8.7% but have never tested pos for hiv 1 or hiv 2 or western blot . in 2005 i had a pneumocystis carinii pneumonia i was also tested and tested neg for hiv . i was ok after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is does the person also have to have an AIDS defining disease or can they be clinicly asymptomatic?Also is the less than 300 T cell count (or under 20%) mandatory? In other words if a person had an AIDS defining disease(lets say chronic TB), was... Read more »

HIV 1 & HIV 2

Hi, I often hear people mention HIV 1 & HIV 2, I never knew that a difference exist. Could you... Read more »

Infected by HIV 1 & HIV 2

Dear Doc'sBelow is my detail report, pls guide me.Lymphocyte Enumeration study report% CD3 + / CD45... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial/Ethnic Difference in CD4T Cell Count and Viral Load at Presentation for Medical Care and in Follow-up After HIV-1 Infection

...between January 1996 and July 2001. The clinic database was queried for patient demographics, probable HIV transmission route, CD4 T cell counts, HIV-1-RNA measurements and the presence or absence of AIDS-defining opportunistic disease. Of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2

...for HIV-2. The optimal timing for antiretroviral therapy (i.e., soon after infection, when symptoms appear, or when CD4 + T cell counts fall below a certain level) remains under review by clinical experts. Guidelines for the Use of... Read more »
The Body PRO

Higher HCV RNA Levels Associated With Greater Early T-Cell Activation and CD4+ Cell Depletion Among Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

...Douglas SD, Moscicki AB, Holland CA, for The Reach Project Of The Adolescent Medicine Hiv/Aids Research Network. CD8+ CD38+ T cells but not HIV type 1 RNA viral load predict CD4+ T cell loss in a predominantly minority female HIV+ adolescent... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Damages the Immune System

... Introduction HIV Targets T Cells HIV Takes Control of T Cells HIV Replicates Introduction The basic structure of HIV is similar to that of other viruses Read more »
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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Hiv-2 , has that changed with Read more »

HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...fransisco so I went to a HIV clinic in the Castro District, (primaraly homosexual high risk area), and I asked to be tested for HIV 2. The clinic that I went to is affiliated with UCSF a huge meca for HIV research. The councler told me that he... Read more »

can an HIV-1 test detect HIV-2?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had several ELISA HIV 1 tests all negative (thank God). But now I'm wondering about HIV 2. Can the HIV 1 test detect HIV 2? Thanks Read more »

HIV-1 and HIV-2 ?

Posted by codymartinnc, 1 Reply
...appreciate if someone can provide details on specifics of the result. Below is the result: Tests performed by Lab Corp HIV 1/O/2 Abs, Qual Non Reactive Does that mean that tests antibody tests were done for both HIV-1 and HIV-2 ? Can I take... Read more »