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Low Ratio of CD4 and CD 8...AM I infected

Hello doctor...my HIV ICMA test came out repeatedly reactive but western blot was negative. also my cd 4 count was 667 and cd 8 count was 819...ratio of cd4/cd8 was 0.80...do you think i have hiv. my viral load is undetectable. Please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are not HIV infected. There was absolutely no indication to obtain a CD4/CD8 panel, as this is not a diagnostic test for HIV. T cell subsets (CD4s and CD8s) can bounce up and down due to a wide variety of causes; a common cold, for instance. My... Read more »

Questions about my CD 4-CD 8

I received my labs today and I'm not clear about a few things; I am undetectable and have been for... Read more »

cd4&cd8 after interferon

i have finished big interferon since 6 monthes but i still taking zeffix 100 daily for virus B. now... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recreational Drug Use and T Lymphocyte Subpopulations in HIV-Uninfected and HIV-Infected Men

... Noting that the effects of recreational drugs on CD4 and CD8 T cells in humans are not well understood, the authors conducted a longitudinal analysis of men who have sex with men (MSM) to define Read more »
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Relationship of Immunological Markers to CD4+ T Cells and HIV RNA at Baseline in Naive Patients

... Relationship of Immunological Markers and Thymic Index to CD4+ T Cells and HIV RNA at Baseline in Treatment Naive HIV-Infected Patients (ThPeB7177) Authored by M. Nokta, M. Pu, J. Spritzler, B. Read more »
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Understanding Cellular Immune Responses

...subset of immune cells known as CD4+ T helper cells that orchestrate the activities of activated CD8+ T cells, known as cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs), which can kill cells already infected by the virus. The role of cellular immune responses in... Read more »
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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... Read more »

Use of cd4/cd8

Posted by Anonymous
...be caused by a variety of autoimmune diseases, infections or even natural variations. The implication here is that these t-cell tests should be done only among HIV-infected or people with very clear indications of immunodeficiency (like repeated... 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

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
cuando se produce la seroconversion, cd4/cd8 < 0,8? Que valor normal de cd4 es? i de cd8? Read more »