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Zinc And Cd4's

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So now that the Berlin patient is about us?

Nelson, is there an update on the guy who got cured of AIDS? Can this cure help some of us?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration radically reduce risk of transmission eventually snuffing out HIV And Gene Therapies using:Zinc-finger nucleasesModified CD4sModified stem cells Anti-HIV ribozymes + siRNA Adoptive T-cell Therapy (Adaptimmune)Others: Antisense,... Read more »

Just Diagnosed

Hi Nelson, first i want to thank you for been helping us for a long time. I was diagnosed this past... Read more »

Starting ARV's

Hi,I am 28 year old lady.Diagnose in 2005 and I had a CD4 count of 312 and a viral load of 1290 as... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

... The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...complex (MAC), an opportunistic infection in people with HIV. See Fact Sheet 514 for more information on MAC. People who have a CD4 cell count of less than 50 may develop MAC. If your CD4 cell count is below 50, talk to your health care... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

... What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...see Fact Sheet 462 ) is an approved antiretroviral drug. It is an attachment blocker. Maraviroc is being studied to increase CD4 cell counts in people whose viral load has been controlled by ART. It also reduces some markers of inflammation. ... Read more »
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First Numbers: Kind of weird

Posted by personpitch, 6 Replies
...quite what I expected. I was hoping I could go a few years without medication, but that doesn't seem to be the case. vl:1000 cd4: 209 So, my VL is relatively low, but my cd4 is just hovering above diagnosable AIDS. The Doctor was a bit... Read more »

cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 4 Replies
...I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any possible secondary infections Read more »

Probabyl not the right forum, VL vs. cd4 count?

Posted by BeerMe30
...Initially I had a cd4 of 139 and a VL that went up from 4000 to 10k. I s that normal to have low numbers for both or is does that depend on the person? Read more »

Can You Order a CD4 Test on Your Own?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I know that a person can order an HIV test such as an Elisa, Western Blot, or PCR test on their own, but can a CD4 (T cell level) test be ordered? Read more »