my c/d ratio has been large but recently changed (.7 and .8) according to my doc who says i am now a suspect. is this really a concern?
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Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably not: Presumably you are concerned about HIV. Are you HIV-positive? If not, there was no point in doing a CD4-CD8 count. It is not a test for HIV and normally not done unless an HIV test is positive. In any case, a change in ratio of this degree is meaningless; everybody's ratio naturally varies by that amount or more. Discuss further with your doctor if you remain concerned.
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