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Cd8 And Hiv

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Role of CD8 in HIV progression

Hi Dr. Hope you can help me understand something, in one of your recent posting 15th Feb 2009 you mentioned that - a normal reaction to HIV infection is an increase in CD8 count and percent and that the total lymphocyte count increase is likely a...
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
...That study and others like it were conducted prior to the availability of current potent HIV medication regimens we have today and a better understanding of the functional role of CD8 cells on containing HIV infection. Read more »

cd8 in hiv2

Doctor,please,answer my question,if in hiv 2 cd8 are becoming lower then in hiv1? I have cd8... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Specific CD8 T-Cell Activity in Uninfected Injection Drug Users Is Associated With Maintenance of Seronegativity

...Repeatedly, studies have shown that HIV- or SIV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) control the replication of the virus in infected subjects. At the clinical level Read more »
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Human Alpha-Defensin-1, Alpha-Defensin-2, and Alpha-Defensin-3, Account for the Anti-HIV-1 Activity of CD8 Antiviral Factor

... Human Alpha-Defensin-1, Alpha-Defensin-2, and Alpha-Defensin-3, Account for the Anti-HIV-1 Activity of CD8 Antiviral Factor (CAF) (Abstract 1192) Presented by David Ho, M.D. Oral Presentation: No abstract available Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Role of CD8+ Lymphocytes in the Control of SIV Viremia

...toward one side of the argument. Understanding the true role of these cells in vivo is critical to both our understanding of HIV pathogenesis and for the design of vaccine candidates. To this end, clinical evidence has been accumulating for the... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Well-Armed Immune Cells Help Long-Term Non-Progressors Contain HIV

... To help develop an effective HIV vaccine, researchers are trying to better understand how the immune systems of a small minority of HIV-infected people known Read more »
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cd4/cd8 ratio

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 asking. Read more »

cd4 cd8

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
please can somebody tell me if your cd count percentage was 57 what would it be in absolute count. nobody knows at my doctors offfice and the lab won't tell me Read more »

CD4 CD8

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anybody know what other viral infections apart from HIV can cause an inverted CD4:CD8 ratio? Read more »

CD4 CD8 ratio

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if the CD4 CD8 ratio can be inverted by other viral infections other than HIV? Read more »