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>Revistas >Revista Cubana de Medicina >Año 2013, No. 2

Noda AAL, Vidal TLA, Pérez LJE, Cañete VR
Interpretación clínica del conteo de linfocitos T CD4 positivos en la infección por VIH
Rev cubana med 2013; 52 (2)

Idioma: Español
Referencias bibliográficas: 42
Paginas: 118-127
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La principal consecuencia de la replicación persistente del virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana es la reducción gradual del número de linfocitos T CD4 positivos, lo que eventualmente conduce a la pérdida de la competencia inmunológica. El conteo de linfocitos T CD4 positivos, mediante citometría de flujo, es considerado parte esencial de la atención médica y un parámetro para estadificar la enfermedad, sirve como guía en el tratamiento clínico. Numerosos factores, además de la infección por el virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana, pueden influir en el conteo de linfocitos T CD4 positivos. Los cambios en este parámetro generados por estos factores no indican verdaderas modificaciones en el estatus inmunológico del paciente y deben ser interpretados con cautela.

Palabras clave: VIH, sida, tratamiento, antirretroviral, CD4.


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