Castilho JL, Shepherd BE, Koethe J, Turner M, Bebawy S, Logan J, Rogers WB, Raffanti S, Sterling TR. CD4+/CD8+ ratio, age, and risk of serious noncommunicable diseases in HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy. AIDS (London, England). 2016 Mar 27;30(30). 899-908. PMID: 26959354 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4785819 NIHMSID: NIHMS744421.
In virologically suppressed HIV-infected adults, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have been associated with immune senescence and low CD4/CD8 lymphocyte ratio. Age differences in the relationship between CD4/CD8 ratio and NCDs have not been described.