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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Co-infections like hepatitis B, hepatitis C, TB and pneumonia, among others, can cause a transient increase (which is called a blip) in the viral load and decrease the CD4 cell count, thus lowering the body's ability to kill the co-infecting bacteria or virus.
Over the course of the HIV-1 subtype B epidemic in North America and Europe there are overall trends of decreasing baseline CD4 cell counts and increasing set point viral loads,' comment the investigators.
The "less than full" risk reversal following treatment reinitiation in the drug conservation group could be a consequence of a lower average CD4 cell count and the increased number of patients with detectable viral load, which was likely associated with a failure to resume continuous therapy as recommended, Dr.
HIV-1 RNA concentrations and CD4 cell counts are moderately but inconsistently associated with parasitaemia.
By keeping track of the number of CD4 cells in a patient's bloodstream, doctors can tell how far HIV infection has progressed.
5% of the total lymphocyte count, the proportion of CD4 cells also was significantly lower in patients with lymph node metastases than in those with no metastases, where CD4 count averaged 32.
But in a new study, researchers have concluded that HIV may cause disease progression by slowing down the production of new CD4 cells, rather than killing them once produced.
Remarkably, in ATC treated patients the level of CD4 cells in the patients' blood rose by more than 250 cells per microliter on average.
The initial CD4 cell counts of patients newly infected with HIV fell significantly between 1985 and 2001, US research published in the 1 May edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases has shown.
Initial antiretroviral treatment of HIV infection in asymptomatic adults should begin before CD4 cell counts drop below 350/mcL, according to new treatment guidelines announced Aug.
Although research on the topic is not conclusive, available evidence suggests that a patient's ability to experience positive emotions may be somewhat protective against CD4 cell count loss, he said.
The pace at which CD4 cells are lost can help to determine when to start therapy A patient who has 275 cells/[micro]L and is holding steady at that level is different than a patient who has 275 cells/[micro]L and a pattern of several consecutive drops in CD4 cell count, Dr.