Definition of Cd4 cell

1. Noun. T cell with CD4 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and secretes lymphokines that stimulate B cells and killer T cells; helper T cells are infected and killed by the AIDS virus.

Exact synonyms: Cd4 T Cell, Helper Cell, Helper T Cell
Generic synonyms: T Cell, T Lymphocyte

Medical Definition of Cd4 cell

1. T helper cells which are targets for HIV infection. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cd4 Cell

CD4-positive T-lymphocytes
CD4/CD8 count
CD45 phosphatase
CD4:CD8 ratio
CD4 T cell
CD4 cell
CD4 cell count
CD4 immunoadhesins
CD4 lymphocyte
CD4 lymphocyte count
CD8-positive T-lymphocytes

Literary usage of Cd4 cell

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1. HIV-positive Educators in South African Public Schools: Predictions for Thomas Rehle by Thomas Rehle (2005)
"Introduction and background to PLG CD4 testing Traditionally, state-of-the-art CD4 cell enumeration allows for accurate reproducible testing from 24-72 ..."

2. State of the Nation: South Africa 2007 by S Buhlungu (2007)
"ARV treatment has the effect of restoring a person's immune system, thereby facilitating a rebound in their CD4 cell counts. As their health improves, ..."

3. Tools For Evaluating Health Technologies: 5 Background Papers by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Once patients exhibited symptoms of AIDS or AIDS-related complex (ARC), or had persistently low CD4 cell counts that led their physicians to believe ..."

4. Optimality: The Second Erich L. Lehmann Symposium by Javier Rojo (2006)
"These constructs can be seen as the cause of observable surrogates like cracks, corrosion, and biomarkers such as CD4 cell counts. ..."

5. HIV/AIDS, And Food And Nutrition Security: From Evidence To Action by Stuart Gillespie, Suneetha Kadiyala (2005)
"Selenium deficiency has been demonstrated to be a significant predictor of HIV-related mortality independent of CD4 cell count over time, CD4 cell count of ..."

6. Women And HIV Disease: Falling Through the Cracks (1993)
"In some states, CD4 cell testing is conducted in conjunction with HIV reporting. For example, in South Carolina, HIV-positive persons are routinely provided ..."

7. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The CD4 cell is the white blood cell that becomes markedly depressed in AIDS patients. According to these researchers, "Our data suggest that beta-carotene ..."

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