NABL, CAP, ISO
What is CD4 Absolute Count?
Assists in evaluating helper and suppressor cell immune status in immunodeficiency diseases such as AIDS. This test (CD4/CD8 counts) is intended for use as an aid in the management and care of HIV patients and is required to assess their candidacy for ART initiation. It is not intended for use in the initial diagnosis or confirmation of HIV infection.
Preparation for CD4 Absolute Count
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for CD4 Absolute Count
The sample type collected for CD4 Absolute Count is: Blood