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Which Cell Has Cd4 And Cd8 Markers

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cd4&cd8 after interferon

i have finished big interferon since 6 monthes but i still taking zeffix 100 daily for virus B. now my p.c.r for B&C is negative (zero) and my v.l is undetected with out med. my cd4 was drobed with interferon but now after i finished my treatment 6...
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
...It may just be taking a longer time for your CD4 count to recover after stopping interferon treatment. Read more »

Dr H's reply to "HIVattacks CD8?, CD3? " post

Hi Doctor, I am not sure how to interpret your response: " CD3 + cells are all t lymphocytes, of... Read more »

CD4 is up, but so is CD8

8 months into meds, my CD4 is 349, last was 237 12/05(low was 156 7-05). Undetectable. The... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Stalking HIV Immune Dysregulation

...Viral proteins vpr, tat and nef have been implicated (though vpr may also inhibit apoptosis), as has the binding of gp120 to the CD4 receptors of uninfected cells. HIV protease may play a role in apoptosis of infected cells, perhaps by increasing... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Dendritic Cells in Drag: Inauspicious Debut for HIV Specific CTLs; New Concerns about IL-12; Neutralizing Approaches for "Bad" Cytokines; Parke-Davis Targets Cellular Factors

...wereless encouraging than those from the earlier CMV trial. No significant changes in CD4 or viral parameters were reported, and the cells appeared to have diminished survival after reinfusion, relative to the survival of cells in the CMV trial.... Read more »
The Body PRO

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 »
The Body PRO

Higher HCV RNA Levels Associated With Greater Early T-Cell Activation and CD4+ Cell Depletion Among Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

...both CD4+ and CD8+ activation across higher HCV RNA levels. Then we looked further, to see if these high levels of activation markers in coinfected women were having an impact on CD4+ depletion. We do see that there is a significant impact of... 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 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 »

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 Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »