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Definition of «CD4»

CD4: A large glycoprotein molecule found on the surface of T lymphocytes that serves as the receptor for HIV. The CD4 gene is on chromosome 12 in region 12pter-p12. CD4 is also called T4. See also: Absolute CD4 count.

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  • CD4: Definition from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( sē ' dē-fôr ' , -fōr ' ) n. A glycoprotein predominantly found on the surface of helper T cells. In humans, it is a ...

  • CD4 and CD8: The Test

    Describes how a CD4 count, CD4 percent, or a CD4/CD8 ratio is used, when they are ordered, and what the results might mean

  • CD4 cells - T-cells - What Are CD4 Cells?

    CD4 cells are specialized cells that are a part of our immune system. What are CD4 cells and why are they important to those people living with HIV?

  • CD4 Cell Tests - The Body

    CD4 cells are a type of lymphocyte (white blood cell). They are an important part of the immune system. CD4 cells are sometimes called T-cells. There are ...

  • Cd4

    A person who has a CD4 count of less than 200 will need to begin treatment immediately. You see, a CD4 count of 200 or below means that you are more susceptible to ...

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