CD8 T lymphocytes

CD8 T lymphocytes, CD8+ T lymphocytes

See CD8 cell.
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Cytotoxic CD8 T lymphocytes are responsible for elimination of different intracellular infections.
According to our data an increase of relative number of CD8 T lymphocytes in HIV infected patients at all stages of the infection was observed.
Laboratory control values for CD4 and CD8 T lymphocytes.
Enumeration of CD4 and CD8 T lymphocytes in healthy HIV seronegative adults of northwest India: a preliminary study.
CD38 expression on CD8 T lymphocytes as a marker of residual virus replication in chronically HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy.
Also see Evans 2002 (3): "Our findings provide the first evidence that depression may alter the function of killer lymphocytes in HIV-infected women and suggest that depression may decrease natural killer cell activity and lead to an increase in activated CD8 T lymphocytes and viral load" (quote from the abstract).
Ho's group found that these survivors exhibited revved-up activity of white cells called CD8 T lymphocytes.