What Part Of The Cell Makes Up The Viral Envelope In Hiv
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Stanford University, School of MedicineA CD4 count of 18 is extremely low (make sure that is not the CD4%), and puts one at significant risk of developing opportunistic infections. A viral load of 30,000 is in the moderate range. There is no direct correlation between CD4 count and viral... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThat difference in viral load is within the variability of the assay. In other words, not a significant change over 6 years. Your CD4 count and percentage are fabulous. The CD8 count usually goes up in response to HIV infection. Thus, most... Read more »
University of Kansas Medical CenterI understand why you are asking the question, but you probably already answered it yourself. Any infectious process or other immune stimulation can cause an increase in the viral load. Why? Because the CD4 cells are supposed to respond to infection.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAgain on average, the risk of progression is greater with lower CD4 counts. However, everyone comes to HIV infection differently, and so, it is very difficult to offer individual predictions because of different viruses, underlying immune systems... Read more »
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Posted by whatisit, 1 ReplyI'm hoping someone can help me...because I don't know what the heck is/was wrong with me...and doctor's don't know either. Can I trust the tests or do I need to do more testing like viral load, cd4 count etc, ?
Here's my deal...
About a year ago I had... Read more »
By Deborah Mitchell
TORONTO, Sep 20 (Reuters Health) - The addition of recombinant interleukin-2 (IL-2) to an HIV antiretroviral therapy produces an increase in CD4+ T-cell counts,... Read more »
I know that the present antiretroviral medications do not actually kill the virus.
However, if the medications inhibit the virus from reproducing, doesn't the virus die
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