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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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CD4 count measures the number of CD4 cells in a cubic millimeter of blood.
Dr Mathai added: Normal values for CD4 cells are 500-1200 cells/mm3.
The study estimates that six months after infection, the CD4 cell count of a person infected with HIV in 2010 was likely to stabilise at a level approximately 150 cells below that of a person infected in the early 1980s.
Shortly after the HIV epidemic became established, it was a strongly held view that the only thing that mattered for understanding HIV pathogenicity was a falling CD4 cell count, as it was this that led to the opportunistic infections and ultimately to death.
Though the exact action of IND- 02 is not clear, the molecule prevents replication of HIV by protecting a crucial defence protein called APOBEC3G ( apolipoprotein B mRNA editing enzyme, catalytic polypeptide- like 3G), produced by CD4 cells.
A treatment strategy that includes interruptions in antiretroviral therapy (ART) guided by patients' CD4 cell counts was deemed detrimental in 2006 by investigators in the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapies (SMART) trial.
With an active viral replication, the rate of CD4 cells destruction might outweigh the rate of production of newer cells.
The risk of infant death was reduced the higher the maternal CD4 cell count.
The number of CD4 cells in a blood sample indicates the health of the immune system.
Preclinical studies showed the feasibility of the approach in normal CD4 cells and in CD4 cells taken from 20 early- and late-stage patients.
A better understanding of this problem may allow scientists to find a way to enable HIV-specific CD4 cells to do their job in controlling this virus, as CD4 cells do with other viruses.
The AIDS virus works by hijacking immune cells called CD4 cells, which disrupts the immune system in most people.