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Naive Cd4

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Treatment naive, VL /=650 for 5+ years... typical?

I am male, 27, regularly tested & diagnosed in early 2000. Have been monitored regularly (at least 2x/yr., sometimes more). My VL has always hovered around 7500, with CD4 never much below 650. I did not experience any initial illness or the spike...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill lower than the average HIV+ person not on HIV therapy which is great as the lower the viral load, the slower the rate of CD4 cell count decline. Statistically, it is likely you can maintain fairly good CD4 cell counts for years to come. As... Read more »

CD4 receptors

Dr., is it true that the CD4 receptors of all HIV infected people are abnormal? If so, in which way... Read more »

HIV or Meds causing abnormal CD4 receptors?

Dr. Boyle, Do all HIV positive folk have abnormal CD4 cell receptors? If so, is this caused by HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prospective, Randomized, Open-Label Trial of Efavirenz vs. Lopinavir/Ritonavir in HIV+ Treatment-Naive Subjects With CD4+ Less Than 200

...(LPV/r)-based therapy among treatment-na├»ve patients with advanced disease, a new study found. The study enrolled 189 patients with CD4+ counts of less than 200/mm 3 , and randomization into EFV or LPV/r groups was stratified by baseline CD4+... Read more »
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Trizivir Plus Efavirenz Potent for Naive Patients With Low CD4 Counts and High Viral Loads

...failure and the emergence of drug resistance. This has become important given the general observation that people with very low CD4 cell counts or extremely high viral loads are at greater risk of treatment failure than those with "healthier"... Read more »
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Relationship of Immunological Markers to CD4+ T Cells and HIV RNA at Baseline in Naive Patients

...and CD8+ naive T-cell levels and T-cell apoptotic markers. There was a statistically significant positive correlation between naive CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell levels and absolute CD4+ T-cell counts. There was a significant inverse correlation between... Read more »
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Higher HCV RNA Levels Associated With Greater Early T-Cell Activation and CD4+ Cell Depletion Among Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients the University of Southern California . Here, my work is looking at the association between early T-cell activation and CD4+ depletion among HIV and HCV [hepatitis C virus] coinfected women who are not on HAART. 1 Initially, we looked at... Read more »
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Finally got my CD4 back

Posted by dj1979, 6 Replies
...My doctor's office finally tracked down my "missing" CD4 from when I had my labs done 5/15. As I said in another post, my viral load was undetectable for the first time. Even better Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anybody know what other viral infections apart from HIV can cause an inverted CD4:CD8 ratio? Read more »

cd4 cd8

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

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Cual es el % de CD4 de una persoan infectada en su primer ao de exposicion? gracias!! Read more »