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Cd4 Versus Cd8 T Cells

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Higher CD4 numbers, percentage and CD4/CD8 ratio in late afternoon versus late morning?

Do you usually find CD4 and B cell (CD19) numbers to be higher when blood is drawn in the late afternoon (e.g 4:30PM) versus late morning (11:30AM)?Specifically, is there a significant CD4 increase in the afternoon that would explain why an 11:30AM...
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
There can be a significant diurnal variation in lymphocyte subset quantitation during the course of a day. The numbers presented are not atypical of the kind of difference one might see. Counts are usually lower in the morning and higher in the... Read more »

CD4 and CD4/CD8 ratio

Dear Cal, I have been recently diagnosed HIV+ (June 02) and have some questions regarding both the... Read more »

CD4/CD8 ratio vs. CD4 counts

Could you please explain the relevance of CD4/CD8 ratios versus counts or percentages of each?Since... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Antiviral Activity of Virus-Specific CD8 T Cells Linked to Rate of CD4 T Cell Decline in HIV Infection

The extent to which virus-specific CD8 T cell responses contribute to control of viral load and prevention of disease progression in HIV infection has long been a subject of conflicting data and controversy. Early tests of the ability of CD8 T cells... Read more »
The Well Project

Comprender Qué Son las Células CD4 y CD8

Tabla de Contenidos Aspectos básicos Recuento de células CD4 y VIH Pruebas de células CD4 y CD8 Conclusión Referencias Aspectos básicos Las células CD4 y CD8 son glóbulos blancos que desempeñan funciones importantes en... Read more »
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Higher HCV RNA Levels Associated With Greater Early T-Cell Activation and CD4+ Cell Depletion Among Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

The self-styled "AIDS dissidents," groups and individuals advocating the view that HIV does not cause AIDS, and often urging people with HIV to reject medical care, have raised their profile in recent months, ratcheting up their advocacy in the U.S.... Read more »
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Use of cd4/cd8

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
dropping by this bulletin-board, I see there is a lot of use and abuse of t-cell subsets among worried wells. To put things in perspective - cd4/cd8-ratios were used as a surrogate marker of HIV-infection among blood donors at a US hospital... Read more »

cd4/cd8 ratio

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
cd4 helper 1254 -57%
cd8 suppressor 517-23.5%
cd4/cd8 ratio 2.43
wbc 10.7 h
platelet 425 h
mono neg
checking for reativation of ebv because my herpe virus is so high but no outbreaks. would your cd4/cd8 ratio be high with hiv or low? if you don't mind me... Read more »

CD4/CD8 RATIO PROFILE Test .

Posted by srchanfrans43
Please resist the temptation to make a wise crack , i'm tired and burnt out ,so give a christmas gift of an answer or no reply .
The neck ,collar and groin nodes are now continuous and inflamed and burning , hope is now a wish more than a... Read more »