CD4/CD8 Enumeration and Viral Load Testing
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(Method: Flow cytometry) Results are not interchangeable from method to method. Therefore, it is important to use the same method for serial testing.
|Mature T Cells (CD3)||Helper T Cells (CD4)||Suppressor T Cells (CD8)||CD4/CD8|
|Absolute (cells/microL)||%||Absolute (cells/microL)||%||Absolute (cells/microL)||%|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "CD4/CD8 Enumeration and Viral Load Testing." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425236/0/CD4_CD8_Enumeration_and_Viral_Load_Testing.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. CD4/CD8 Enumeration and Viral Load Testing. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425236/0/CD4_CD8_Enumeration_and_Viral_Load_Testing. Accessed November 12, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). CD4/CD8 Enumeration and Viral Load Testing. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425236/0/CD4_CD8_Enumeration_and_Viral_Load_Testing
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. CD4/CD8 Enumeration and Viral Load Testing [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425236/0/CD4_CD8_Enumeration_and_Viral_Load_Testing.
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