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HIV-2 CD4/CD8 ratio

Dr. Holodniy,Is it true that low CD4/CD8 ratios, but more normal CD4 counts are very typical of HIV-2 infection (compared to HIV-1, where there are usually both low CD4 numbers and CD4/CD8 ratios)? I had read that there is a slower decline in CD4...
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 are correct that there is a slower decline in CD4 count with HIV-2 infection.... Read more »

+HIV,normal CD4,CD8

My friend just testing +/+WB and is 3mos. pregnant. She has not engaged in any high risk behaviors... Read more »

HIV NEGATIVE WITH LOW CD-4 AND NORMAL CD-8 WHAT THIS MEAN??

I had pneumonia but it when away with the atibiotics my doctor told me to take the hiv testcame on... 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 »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Focusing on CD8: The "Other T Cell" in HIV Infection

Two types of T cells are critically important in HIV infection. Most discussion of these immune cells refers to the subset known as CD4+, which is the cell type counted during most patient visits to gauge when to start antiretroviral therapy and the... 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 associations between self-reported use of marijuana,... Read more »
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Negative but with a very low CD4 and CD4/CD8

Posted by tobeabetterman, 1 Reply
Hi everyone , sorry to bother again .
I was once told by dear kicker and riverprincess that my 3 months result is conclusive , thank you very much with my best wishes , and I'm sorry I have bother you again .
Some new situation make me nervous again .... 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?
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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 »