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What Is Cd4 8 Complex

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AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...following CD4 levels: Less than 200 : pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP; see Fact Sheet 515 ) Less than 100 : toxoplasmosis (see Fact Sheet 517 ) and cryptococcosis (see Fact Sheet 503 ) Less than 50 : mycobacterium avium complex (MAC; see Fact Sheet 514 ) Monitoring treatment success: With successful ART, CD4 counts rise. Sometimes they rise quickly. Other times they can go up slowly. If the CD4 count is low when ART is started,...
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CD Count. (CD4 COUNTS NOT INCREASING DESPITE UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD, 2010) (LACK OF CD4 RESPONSE DESPITE TREATMENT, 2010)

Since my last consultation 6 months ago my CD4 count has gone up 2 only points from 153 to 155.I got this new result yesturday. My last increase was almost 50 points in 6 months. How concerned should I be about such a slow and disappointing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHello,There are a number of potential reasons immune reconstitution (rise in CD4 count) may falter, and they are all complex in nature. These include, among others, ongoing immune inflammation caused by HIV (even when HIV viral load is... Read more »

VL is undetectable, but CD4 is not going up!

Dear Dr: First of all I would like to thank you and the people that work on this cite for all the information on here. It has been a great help. I am a 35 year old male. I was diagnosed as HIV positive in August of 2008 and had a VL of about...
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
...You are doing everything right. You don't indicate what your CD4% is and whether it has been going up over time. The lower your CD4 is when you start, the longer it will take for the CD4 count Read more »

long term impact of low numbers? (CD4 COUNTS NOT INCREASING DESPITE UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD, 2011)

Hi Dr Frascino,First of all, I would like to congratulate you on your excellent foundation and the work you do here.Okay, I was infected in April 2008, and on meds by August of the same year, as my CD4 count was 190 (14%). However despite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rational for why this is happening???Thanks,ColtmanResponse from Dr. FrascinoHi,Yes, but it is preliminary information and rather complex. Simply put the latest research indicates the cause may involve fibrosis in the lymph nodes. This research... Read more »

Low Cd 4 count (CD4 COUNTS NOT INCREASING DESPITE UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD, 2009)

6/28/07 I tested hiv positive. At the time viral load was 145000 and cd4 was 50. I was put on atripla and one month later I was undectable and cd4 was 255. Its been two years now of being undectable and the cd4 is not going up. The range over the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for why this is happening??? Thanks, Coltman Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Yes, but it is preliminary information and rather complex. Simply put the latest research indicates the cause may involve fibrosis in the lymph nodes. This research is... Read more »
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Understanding the Immune System

...with an antigen, it has in essence marked the intruders for destruction by scavenger immune cells. Antibodies also activate a complex chemical chain reaction, called the complement system. This system's purpose is to destroy bacteria, which it... Read more »
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HIV-Infected Patients Who Have the ApoE4 Allele Are More Vulnerable to the Effects of Low CD4 Counts

...corpus callosum. Only the posterior region had a statistically significant effect. And that was a certain test called the "rey complex figure test," which was in an area of nonverbal memory and visual-spatial function. The anterior region was... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...to assess your risk and identify the condition. What Is Inflammation? Inflammation means to put on fire , and it's a complex response that results when your body attacks germs or repairs damaged tissue. A simple example of it is the... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...responsive to standard therapy. These include amphotericin B colloidal dispersion (ABCD, Amphotec) and amphotericin B lipid complex (ABLC, Abelcet). These might have fewer side effects than standard amphotericin B, but all of them can be quite... Read more »
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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 »

cd4/cd8 ratio

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...cd4 helper 1254 -57% cd8 suppressor 517-23.5% cd4/cd8 ratio 2.43 wbc 10.7 h platelet 425 h mono neg checking for reativation of ebv because my herpe virus Read more »

cd 4 and cd 8

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i ask my doctor to do a cd 4 and cd 8 but i'm confused maybe he didn't do the right test. maybe some body knows what this is cd 4 57.0 normal range 30.8-58.5 cd8 Read more »