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Using CD4 lymphocyte count to predict survival with HIV infection

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6958.877 (Published 01 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:877
  1. V Harindra
  1. Department of Genitourinary Medicine, St Mary's Hospital,20Portsmouth PO3 6AD.

    EDITOR, - Andrew N Phillips and colleagues used the CD4 lymphocyte count to predict long term survival after HIV infection in men with haemophilia,1 but the biological variables that influence the CD4 count limit the applicability of their results to other risk groups - for example, homosexual men.

    I studied 25 HIV positive patients who had been followed up for more than …

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