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What Is A Cd4 Marker

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Absolute CD4 vs. Percentage CD4 as Marker for Treatment

Dr. Wohl,I have really enjoyed how clear and concise your answers are, and how sensitively and respectfully you present them. Your coining of the term "lemonAIDS" gave me the chuckle I've needed all day.Here's my concern. I tested positive Jan....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Hi-Thanks for your comments. If I understand you correctly, your CD4 cell count has dropped from 420 to 198 over 3 months but your CD4% has remained about the same. If so, then I agree with your Read more »

CD-4 count a marker???

respected sir,i had a patient in the OPD who came with a complaint of chronic non healing ulcer... Read more »

total cd3/cd4??

Hello. I'm a 24 yo., from Mexico. I've been diagnosed on Feb 2008 and started medication... Read more »
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Relationship of Immunological Markers to CD4+ T Cells and HIV RNA at Baseline in Naive Patients

... Relationship of Immunological Markers and Thymic Index to CD4+ T Cells and HIV RNA at Baseline in Treatment Naive HIV-Infected Patients (ThPeB7177) Authored by M. Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Inflammation, Immune Activation and HIV

...act as cell surface receptors or ligands (molecules that bind to receptors), often triggering signaling cascades. HIV uses the CD4 receptor as a gateway to enter helper T-cells, macrophages, and dendritic cells. CD markers also indicate the... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Markers of Inflammation and Blood-Clotting Tied to Hazards of Intermittent HIV Treatment

...disease or death. To test their hypothesis, the scientists examined blood samples from the SMART trial for proteins that are biological markers of inflammation and blood clotting. They found that people who began the study with relatively higher... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Research Shows Treating HIV/AIDS With Interleukin-2 Is Ineffective

...therapy yielded no clinical benefit" for either group, the study concluded. The findings show the limitation of the value of biological markers in assessing patient health, Routy said. "Our challenge now will be to develop tests that assess the... Read more »
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CD4+Tcell count indicative of nothing.

Posted by TonyF, 4 Replies
...be considered a myth that the medical establishment promotes. We are led to believe that our bi-yearly doctor checkup of our CD4+Tcell count is a good baseline determination of where we stand immunologically. High CD4+Tcell count means that... Read more »

Use of cd4/cd8

Posted by Anonymous
...use and abuse of t-cell subsets among worried wells. To put things in perspective - cd4/cd8-ratios were used as a surrogate marker of HIV-infection among blood donors at a US hospital between 1983 and 1985 (when the antibody tests arrived). The... Read more »

1 CD4 - Whats the cost in US Dollars??

Posted by Survivor, 8 Replies
...helping Kill me and come back soon!" Anyway, I have a cold and this will be my first since my diagnosis. Weeee... Another marker... Love Eric - "RatBoy" Read more »

Is that possible??

Posted by Yelly, 2 Replies
...Hi. I'm Yelly and 27 years old. Just found out in "April" 08' (So I am new) and my cd4 was 317 and vl was 2,000. Now I took the test on the 9th of this month and my cd4 is 423(don't know my vl)but I took the same Read more »