Lymphocyte Count Hiv

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lymphocyte count depression in acute HIV

dear dr. feinberg,in several of your responses you have said in in primary hiv infection count of lypmhpocytes goes down whileneutrophil and sed rate goes up. now the question is whenyou mean 'going up or down' does it mean USUALLY that thecount...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Let me clarify that I never said that the white blood cell count or sed rate go up in acute HIV, just that the lymphocyte count goes down. This can be near the lower limit of normal or can be frankly abnormal. Read more »

lymphocyte count

my lymphocyte count for nov '08 was 42%. is this bad? thank you. Read more »

total lymphocyte count

Recent lab work came back and indicated a TLC of 1100, but a cd4 % of 52%. Reserch shows that a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Less Expensive HIV Progression Test as Effective as Current Tests in Use

...of HIV during the early stages of the disease. The test, HIV-1 protein 24 (p24) antigen, predicts disease progression and CD4 lymphocyte count and HIV-1 RNA viral load, measurements currently used to determine when to initiate antiretroviral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Absolute Count and Percentage of CD4+ Lymphocytes Are Independent Predictors of Disease Progression in HIV-Infected Persons Initiating Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

...1997 and 2004 and received more than 30 days of therapy and who had baseline values of CD4+ T cell counts, CD4 percentages and HIV-1 RNA. The researchers used a proportional-hazard model to determine the link between CD4 percentage and disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychological Resources Protect Health: Five-Year Survival and Immune Function Among HIV-Infected Women From Four U.S. Cities outcomes, finding meaning in challenging circumstances) are protective against HIV-related mortality and decline in CD4 lymphocyte counts among HIV-positive women. The authors employed the HIV Epidemiological Research Study, a longitudinal... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...percentages are multiplied by the WBC to get "absolute" counts. For example, with 30% lymphocytes and a WBC of 10,000, the absolute lymphocyte count is 30% of 10,000, or 3,000. Neutrophils or polymorphonuclear cells (Polys) fight bacterial... Read more »
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