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hey guys,,i heard that HIV associated infection n related CD4 level is high yield,,so can u guide us to narrow down that list so that we can remember it easily? how do u remember that? or is there any easy way to remember that? thanking u in anticipation :)
 

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hey guys,,i heard that HIV associated infection n related CD4 level is high yield,,so can u guide us to narrow down that list so that we can remember it easily? how do u remember that? or is there any easy way to remember that? thanking u in anticipation :)
Couldn't find any mnemonic but this thread will help you.

CD4 Counts Landmarks & Risk of Disease

My advice:- Make a flash card, if u can't memorize it ...stare at it daily.....i bet u will have photographic memory of this page in a few days....:D
 
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I have a weird mnemonic to memorize them. Modifications and additions are welcome. I just used diseases listed in First Aid.

At CD<400 your body starts to "rot."
At CD<200 you turn into a "pricc" (prick) b/c you know you're going to die.
At CD<100 you know "the" end is near.
At CD<50 you're a statistic with the "CDC."

CD4<400 = RROOT
Reactivation VZV
Reactivation TB
Oral Thrush
Other Bacterial Infections (H. influenzae, Salmonella, S. pnemoniae)
Tinea Pedis

CD<200 PRICC
Pneumocystis pneumonia
Reactivation HSV
Isospora
Coccidiomycosis (disseminated)
Cryptosporidiosis

CD<100
Toxoplasmosis
Histoplasmosis
Esophagitis (Candida)

CD<50
CMV retinitis and esophagitis
Disseminated MAC
Cryptococcal meningitis
 

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hey it's awesome man,,,it's like a little story of AIDS pt..u are awesome...thank you very very much.....:)
 
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