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Nk Cells And Hiv

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relationship between HIV and NK cells

Dr. Holodniy,I am sorry to raise this question again, but your expertise and advice on the following issue would be truly appreciated:My labs show amazingly low natural killer cell numbers and percentages, while the CD4 count is normal, CD4/CD8...
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
I think I jsut answered this question. Read more »

What about B-cells and NK cells?

Hi dr. Holodniy!My last results showed 400 CD4 with CD4% 20 and CD8-1262 and CD8% 63. But one thing... Read more »

low NK cell count

I tested poz in jan '97,vl 2500 t-cells 500, tcells have remained in the 200-250 range for laast 3... Read more »
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Natural Killer Cells Are Prominent Factors in Control of HIV

..., giving the page a bit of time to upload. Wednesday, July 21 WEAA0104: Specific Phenotypic and Functional Features of Natural Killer Cells From HIV-Infected Long-Term Non-Progressors and HIV-Controllers Presented by Patrice Debré... Read more »
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The Immune System -- An Overview

...precursors of cells that migrate out of the bone marrow to continue their maturation elsewhere. The bone marrow produces B cells, natural killer cells, granulocytes and immature thymocytes, in addition to red blood cells and platelets. Thymus... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...Some important components of the immune system are: Dendritic cells and macrophages T cells Killer T cells Natural killer cells B cells Neutrophils Dendritic Cells and Macrophages Dendritic cells and macrophages... Read more »
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Pathogenic Mechanisms of HIV Infection

...restore immune function. In particular, Dr. Fauci focused on the role of HIV viremia in regard to the expression of receptors on natural killer cells that facilitate recognition of targets. Although the effects of HIV infection can be... Read more »
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herbs!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
A few months ago , I saw on this board an entry from a guy called Chris regarding some Chinese Herbs. He said he took Chinese Herbs (hepatic disease and Shousaikotou)and an Agaricus mushroom in Brazil and it boosted his CD4 and decreased VL. I... Read more »

any experts ?

Posted by GPPG, 1 Reply
...exposure oraquick week 6 non reactive. RT-PCR <50 copies week 6. Lymph. Diff. cd4 416 (31%) cd8 432 (32%) cd4 / cd8 = 0.96 NK cells 10% week 5 cd4 584 (31%) cd8 677 (36 %) cd4/cd8 = 0.86 NK cells 17% week 17 Read more »

testing again

Posted by GPPG, 3 Replies
...exposure oraquick week 6 non reactive. RT-PCR <50 copies week 6. Lymph. Diff. cd4 416 (31%) cd8 432 (32%) cd4 / cd8 = 0.96 NK cells 10% week 5 cd4 584 (31%) cd8 677 (36 %) cd4/cd8 = 0.86 NK cells 17% week 17 Read more »

more bad news

Posted by GPPG, 4 Replies
...exposure oraquick week 6 non reactive. RT-PCR <50 copies week 6. Lymph. Diff. cd4 416 (31%) cd8 432 (32%) cd4 / cd8 = 0.96 NK cells 10% week 5 cd4 584 (31%) cd8 677 (36 %) cd4/cd8 = 0.86 NK cells 17% week 17 Read more »