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Lymphocytes Cd4 Normal Range

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What does CD4 % mean?

Hi. I get confused when looking at my cd4 cound and cd4 percentage. One can go up and the other down and vice versa. What is there relation to one another? Also, my current cd4 count is 25 with a cd4 % of 3. Am I beyond repair?
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
...The CD4% is the percent of lymphocytes that are CD4 positive. The normal range is 500-1500 and 30-50%. At a CD4 count of 200, the percent is usually about 14%. Your count is extremely low. You need to start Read more »

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...Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell test (see sheet called Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests ) HIV Illness How HIV is responding... Read more »
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Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

...Hematocrit The hematocrit is another way to measure RBCs. It is the percentage of blood cells in your body that are red blood cells. Normal values range in men from 40-54% and in women 37-47%. Hematocrit values indicate the thickness of the... Read more »
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