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Cd4 Versus Cd8 T Cells

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cd4 , cd3 relevance

Dr, I have 558 abs cd4 / 41% , 953 abs cd3 / 68% so if I look at the reply to the post from the other patient am I to interpret my total CD4+ count to be 1,511 , or simply 558 ? If this factors in somehow, abs cd8 are 317 / 23% , nk cells 234 /...
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+ t cell count is 558. That is what you need to follow. The CD3+ cells are all t lymphocytes, which includes CD4+ and CD8+ cells. The Read more »

CD8/CD3 cytotoxic T lymphocytes

The test of my NK profile shows my CD8/CD3 is higher than normal range? What does it mean? Read more »

relation between cd4 cd8 and cd3

sir my question may beconfusing .the point is 9months ago l was dignose +ve .my first lab result... Read more »
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CD4 and CD8 T-Cell Responses

... Thalidomide Can Boost HIV- and CMV-Specific CD8 T Cell Responses (Poster 173) Authored by P. A. J. Haslett, S. W. Zhu, W. Hanekom, and G. KaplanHaslett View the original abstract 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

...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 »
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CD4 Cell Tests

...of day, fatigue, and stress can affect the test results. It's best to have blood drawn at the same time of day for each CD4 cell test, and to use the same laboratory. Infections can have a large impact on CD4 cell counts. When your body fights... Read more »
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Elite Controllers May Experience Higher Immune Activation Levels Than Other HIV-Infected Patients, Spurring Concerns of CD4+ Decline

...patients with high levels of T-cell activation tend to progress more rapidly to AIDS and, in the setting of treatment, gain fewer T cells during suppressive antiretroviral therapy. We wondered whether these elite controllers, while exhibiting... Read more »
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What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

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...What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count? Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get my count every 3 months . My T-Cells would be droping so fast and in times it would be up again . There would be times that I would have 510 T-Cell... Read more »

Labs and %s

Posted by rain05, 3 Replies
...is coming from. Blixer you are a very strong young man, keep the faith. My numbers are as follows: CD4 405 with 18% VL25,214 CD8 1294 with 59%. What do the %s represent? The experts only answered one of my questions which was the very first one I... Read more »

Can You Order a CD4 Test on Your Own?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I know that a person can order an HIV test such as an Elisa, Western Blot, or PCR test on their own, but can a CD4 (T cell level) test be ordered? Read more »