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Cd8 Vs Cd4

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CD4/CD8 ratio vs. CD4 counts

Could you please explain the relevance of CD4/CD8 ratios versus counts or percentages of each?Since being diagnosed with AIDS a year ago and beginning HAART, my CD4 counts have gone from 35, to 177 to 207, to 360, but my CD4/CD8 ratios have changed...
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
...You have had a great reponse to therapy. A little math and biology is in order here. HIV does 2 things, it destroys CD4 cells and causes a massive increase in CD8 cells, which are necessary to fight the virus. Thus the CD4/CD8 ratio, which is... Read more »

CD4 vs CD4/CD8

Hi there.. i was received my 1st CD4 results and was very at 188. However my doctor believe i'm a... Read more »

CD4 vs. CD8

I am having some difficulty with understanding my lab results. My CD4 and CD4s have been climbing... 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 Read more »
The Body PRO

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

... What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Dendritic Cells in Drag: Inauspicious Debut for HIV Specific CTLs; New Concerns about IL-12; Neutralizing Approaches for "Bad" Cytokines; Parke-Davis Targets Cellular Factors

...and act like DC. In vitro, these calcium-ionophore treated cells have been found to effectively present HIV antigens to both CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells. Theoretically, it is possible that if the same effects could be achieved in a person, the T-cell... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anybody know what other viral infections apart from HIV can cause an inverted CD4:CD8 ratio? Read more »

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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 »

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 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 »