Level Of Cd4
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Stanford University, School of MedicineNot sure what you are asking here. The reversal of the ratio occurs with HIV infection. The change in t cells is independent of antibody production. Looking for a change in t cell numbers or this ratio, would not be appropriate to rule out HIV... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeThe current DHHS guidelines recommend starting antiretroviral therapy in an asymptomatic patient when the CD4+ cell count is between 200 and 350 cells/mm3 or the viral load is greater than 55,000 copies/mL (PCR). Of course, as the guidelines... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYes, in general higher viral loads will result in increased CD8 count. The reverse is not necessarily true. Yes to the CD4%/count question. Generally the total lymphocyte count would increase or stay generally the same.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting from Turkey.Yes, you're correct. With a CD4 count below 200, you have a level of immune function that meets the definition of AIDS. As such, you are at risk for developing AIDS complications and infections (it... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs there a way to get your CD4 level tested without going through your family doctor?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI just had one question concerning the cd4 level. In a healthy, non-infected individual, does the cd 4 percentage change, or is that supposed to remain constant? I have heard that it is supposed to remain constant?
Also, if i was infected say 31... Read more »
Posted by Michelle25, 2 RepliesHI everyone, i am new on here i was diagnosed Jan 2013 with HIV. I want to make an informed decision around getting pregnant.
Im wondering if any of you ladies can help me out with information. At what level should my CD4 be at before getting... Read more »
Posted by PozFromHongKong, 2 RepliesHi all,
This is my first post. I am a newly poz from Hong Kong, I got tested back in October. I got my first lab results yesterday and my CD4 is at 33 and VL is 29,000, so the doctor put me on meds right away (I taking Truvada + Efavirenz). I was... Read more »
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