Question: What is the normal CD4 cell count?

A normal CD4 count ranges from 500–1,200 cells/mm3 in adults and teens. In general, a normal CD4 count means that your immune system is not yet significantly affected by HIV infection. A low CD4 count indicates that your immune system has been affected by HIV and/or the disease is progressing.

Is a CD4 count of 300 good?

The CD4 cell count of a person who does not have HIV can be anything between 500 and 1500. People living with HIV who have a CD4 count over 500 are usually in pretty good health. People living with HIV who have a CD4 cell count below 200 are at high risk of developing serious illnesses.

What does a CD4 count of 400 mean?

It can tell indicate the risk of infections. The normal range for a CD4 count in an HIV negative person is between 400 and 1,600. This will cover 19 out of every 20 people (95%). But 1 in 20 HIV negative people (5%) have a normal CD4 count that is either less than 400 or higher than 1600.

Is 800 a good CD4 count?

A normal CD4 count is between 800 and 1,500 cells per mm3, although this varies between individuals. If your CD4 count is decreasing, it means that your immune system is becoming less effective at fighting off infections.

What is a good CD4 level?

A normal CD4 count is from 500 to 1,400 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. CD4 counts decrease over time in persons who are not receiving ART. At levels below 200 cells per cubic millimeter, patients become susceptible to a wide variety of OIs, many of which can be fatal.

What treatment would be given for a low CD4 count?

A low CD4 count means that HIV has weakened your immune system and may be making you ill. HIV treatment will strengthen your immune system and extend your life. While your CD4 count is low, you may also need to take antibiotics to prevent infections.

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