What are the most recent CD4 level guidelines for defining AIDS? etc

Knicks

10+ Year Member
7+ Year Member
Aug 28, 2007
1,400
7
141
Status
Thanks in advance.



inb4"googleisyourfriend"
 

amine2086

10+ Year Member
7+ Year Member
Feb 16, 2009
528
64
171
Hola!
Status
Medical Student
Thanks in advance.



inb4"googleisyourfriend"
Anyone who has less than 200 CD4 cells, or a CD4 percentage less than 14%, is considered to have AIDS according to the US Centers for Disease Control.
 

Knicks

10+ Year Member
7+ Year Member
Aug 28, 2007
1,400
7
141
Status
Perfect.

Thanks, guys.
 

obiwan

Junior Member
10+ Year Member
Mar 26, 2006
686
45
261
Texas
Status
Attending Physician
don't forget about, HIV associated nephropathy, hepatitis B requiring treatment, and pregnancy
 

TMP-SMX

Senior Member
Moderator Emeritus
Gold Donor
10+ Year Member
Jun 12, 2006
3,719
104
281
Status
Attending Physician
HBV has a reverse transcriptase. Tenofovir is a medication used to treat HBV (and HIV if it is not resistant).
 

NRAI2001

3K Member
10+ Year Member
15+ Year Member
Nov 5, 2001
4,638
48
361
Cali
don't forget about, HIV associated nephropathy, hepatitis B requiring treatment, and pregnancy
Ya I remember reading about HIV associated nephropathy somewhere, but didnt bother to look it up bc I was in a hurry. What is it exactly??