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would a cd/4-cd/8 ratio typically invert within 4 years of being hiv positive? what would an average cd4 count be after 4 years of untreated hiv? tx

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Highly variable: These numbers could be almost anywhere at 4 years, from very low CD4 to entirely normal CD4 and ratio. But these are questions for the doctor providing your HIV care. If you haven't been tested for HIV, or if HIV negative, you have no business testing for CD4/CD8; they are meaningless except in HIV infected persons.
Answered on Jan 24, 2016
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