CD4+ Counts in Seronegative Homosexual Men

Sten H. Vermund, Donald R. Hoover, Kan Chen

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To the Editor: The Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study is an ongoing study of gay and bisexual men seen every six months since 19841. To assess the prevalence of idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia2,3 in this population, we studied 2713 men who were seronegative for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 who had at least one assessment of CD4+ cells. In 2285 of these men the number of CD4+ cells and the number of CD4+ cells as a percentage of total T lymphocytes have been measured on at least four visits since 1985; the men were HIV-seronegative at each visit. The…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)442
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Feb 11 1993
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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