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T Cells And Hiv Virus

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just diagnosed hiv, good t-cell,low viral load, but very high crp

dear robert frascino,i am from germany, 34 years old and i was diagnosed hiv three weeks ago which was a big shock. i had a kind of infect that did not go away, fewer, nightsweats,cough. very hig crp nobody found something..the third doktor made...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is a fairly common condition in those of us who are positively charged. There are a number of potential underlying causes of HIV-associated anemia. Check out the chapter devoted to this topic in the archives of this forum.Regarding antiretroviral... Read more »

Isolation of a cellular factor that can reactivate latent HIV-1 without T cell activation.

What do you think of the research of Siliciano and Pomerantz ? HIV-1 latency in resting CD4+ T... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recreational Drug Use and T Lymphocyte Subpopulations in HIV-Uninfected and HIV-Infected Men

... Noting that the effects of recreational drugs on CD4 and CD8 T cells in humans are not well understood, the authors conducted a longitudinal analysis of men who have sex with men (MSM) to define Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Seeking No-Cost Antiretrovirals in Zimbabwe to Increase Following Procurement of T Cell Tests, AIDS Council Says

...seeking access to no-cost antiretroviral drugs in Zimbabwe likely will increase following the procurement of tests that count CD4+ T cells, Zimbabwe's National AIDS Council said recently, the Herald/AllAfrica.com reports. The tests were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Specific CD8 T-Cell Activity in Uninfected Injection Drug Users Is Associated With Maintenance of Seronegativity

...Repeatedly, studies have shown that HIV- or SIV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) control the replication of the virus in infected subjects. At the clinical level it has been shown repeatedly that the Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Pulling the Plug on T-Cells: Fascinating Work on HIV and T-Cell Kinetics Challenges Longtime Dismissal of Ravaged Immune System's Regenerative Potential

...yanks out the drain's stopper and holds it up demonstrably for an awestruck audience to see. "This ... is what HIV does to your T cells." Water begins rushing out of the tub, the water level noticeably falling, partly, but not all the way. (Since... Read more »
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What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Posted by TheBody
...What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count? Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When Read more »

stem cell

Posted by Anonymous
...very important weapon in the fight against AIDS." The human embryonic stem cells were incubated on mouse bone marrow support cells, which converted the embryonic stem cells into blood-forming cells. These blood-forming cells were then injected... Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...I was tested postive in 2003 and when I went in for my frist T-Cell count and Viral Load I was not sure what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in Read more »

Labs and %s

Posted by rain05, 3 Replies
Can someone please tell me what does the % of CD4's mean? I just received my results and forgot to ask the Doctor that question. I am sort of new here and I see how you guys are like one big family. My numbers are a little scary to me, so I can... Read more »