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# hi, if the cd4 % is 22.54 and the cd4 count is 239 what does it mean?

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Internal Medicine 54 years experience
CD4 are immune cell: CD4 count of 239 is low- if you have HIV you are about to be classified as AIDS when the count is lower than 200. No details of history given. Normal CD4 count is 500-1500- absolute count CD4% in normally 24-64 %- CD4 cells in total WBCs is % Re do the question with all the details.

# What are CD4 t cells, cd8 t cells?

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Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
They help each other: To compact infection in the body.

# Please explain reverted cd4/cd8 ratio?

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Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Do you mean Reversed: A permanently low cd4/cd8 ratio may be a poor sign prognostically( after for example)myocardial infarction and .But some time these ratio will revese after two or three days of the problem.

# What is the cd4/cd8 ratio?

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Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Simple calculation: It is the ratio between the number of cd4+ lymphocytes and cd8+ lymphocytes in the body of the person being tested.

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Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Low values?: Low CD4 and CD4 to cd8 ratio are used evaluate the presence of immunodeficiency i.e. The ability to fight infections and cancer. One may have acquired immunodeficiency as in hiv/aids or congenital immunodeficiency as in cvid, combined variable immunodeficiency.

# What are the differences between your CD4 t cells and cd8 t cells?

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Pediatrics 35 years experience
More or less ...: ...Opposites: cd4's promote immune response, and cd8's suppress it.