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CD4

(immunology)
A T-cell signaling and/or co-stimulatory monomeric transmembrane glycoprotein involved in major histocompatibility complex II adhesion.
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The patients also provided blood samples for fasting glucose, total-, LDL- and HDL-cholesterol, CD4 and CD8 counts.
The only case-control study, from the French Hospital Database on HIV, identified ties between both CD4 and CD8 counts and MI risk.
Absolute CD4 and CD8 counts and CD4:CD8 ratios were performed at Memphis Pathology Laboratory, Memphis, Tennessee.
This study finds that a single CD8 count has important prognostic significance in patients with advanced HIV infection and suggests that potential therapies to CD8 counts might be beneficial to patients with advanced HIV infection.
A double-blind placebo-controlled trial of multivitamins plus selenium in 400 HIV-infected nonpregnant Kenyan women found that supplementation significantly boosted CD4 and CD8 counts but--defying expectation--significantly increased vaginal shedding of HIV.
There was also a significant negative correlation for MIP1[beta] with lymphocyte per cent, lymphocyte count, CD4 per cent, CD4 count and CD8 count.
Abbott and BDIS are also developing applications of CD4 and CD8 counts for the CELL-DYN 4000 hematology system.
Blood investigations including complete haemogram, biochemistry (including--blood sugar, renal function tests, liver function tests) and CD4/ CD8 counts were carried out.
A pilot study on observations on CD4 and CD8 counts in healthy HIV seronegative individuals.
The changes in mean CD3, CD4 and CD8 counts in both the groups after treatment were not significant, after supplementation.