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What Happens When Cd4 Goes Below 50

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CD4 receptors

Dr., is it true that the CD4 receptors of all HIV infected people are abnormal? If so, in which way are they abnormal and how do these abnormalities affect us on a daily basis?Many thanks.
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
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Session 50, Abstract 379: Combination Therapy with AZT + 3TC + Indinavir vs. d4T + 3TC + Indinavir in Pretreated Patients with Less than 200 CD4/mm 3

...pre-treated patients (either AZT and/or ddI and/or ddC, for a median period of just over two years). Patients had fewer than 200 CD4 cells, a viral load of at least 3000 copies/ml, and had never taken a protease inhibitor, d4T, or 3TC. Patient... Read more »
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CD4+ Cell Count Declines Slowly, But Steadily, in Elite HIV Controllers, Small Study Finds

...antiretroviral therapy] -- that means less than 50 copies/mL all the time, without taking pills -- have experienced decreasing CD4+ cell counts over very long periods of follow-up. It might not be so apparent within short periods of time, but... 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 »

A 30 Day Miracle. CD4 goes from 160 to 500!

Posted by CLT, 3 Replies
...GOD. I had to let the world know the good news. I started Atripla (coupled with my faith in God and prayer) 30 days ago and my CD4 count went from 160 (which by right is full blown AIDS) to 500 in a matter of 30 days. I couldnt have gotten a... Read more »

CD4 CD8

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 »