CD4 Cell Count is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins HIV Guide.

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DEFINITION

  • Number of CD4 cells (T-helper lymphocytes with CD4 cell surface marker), used to assess immune status, susceptibility to OIs, urgency of ART, need for OI prophylaxis, and for defining AIDS (CD4 < 200).

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DEFINITION

  • Number of CD4 cells (T-helper lymphocytes with CD4 cell surface marker), used to assess immune status, susceptibility to OIs, urgency of ART, need for OI prophylaxis, and for defining AIDS (CD4 < 200).

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Last updated: May 2, 2016