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CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes

A critical subpopulation of T-lymphocytes involved in the induction of most immunological functions. The HIV virus has selective tropism for the T4 cell which expresses the CD4 phenotypic marker, a receptor for HIV. In fact, the key element in the profound immunosuppression seen in HIV infection is the depletion of this subset of T-lymphocytes.

Year introduced: 1995

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Tree Number(s): A11.118.637.555.567.569.200, A15.145.229.637.555.567.569.200, A15.382.490.555.567.569.200

MeSH Unique ID: D015496

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  • CD4 Positive T Lymphocytes
  • CD4-Positive T-Lymphocyte
  • T-Lymphocyte, CD4-Positive
  • T-Lymphocytes, CD4-Positive
  • CD4-Positive Lymphocytes
  • CD4-Positive Lymphocyte
  • Lymphocyte, CD4-Positive
  • Lymphocytes, CD4-Positive
  • T4 Cells
  • T4 Cell
  • T4 Lymphocytes
  • T4 Lymphocyte

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