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Use of Total Lymphocyte Count vs CD4 Cell Count as a Marker of Immunity in HIV-Infected Adults and Children

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This briefing summarizes a series of studies evaluating the utility and predictability of total lymphocyte count as a measure of immune function and its usefulness in guiding initiation of antiretroviral therapy in children and adults.

Publisher: UCSF Center for HIV Information
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Region: Global
Audiences: Researchers, Laboratory Workers, Program Managers
Literacy level: High
Topic Areas: Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment, Antiretroviral Treatment & Complications
Resource Type: Overviews