Table 4.

Comparative values of CD4 absolute count from different countries

CountryCD4 absolute count (range) for the indicated age groupaSource or reference
Cord blood0–3 mo3–6 mo6–12 mo12–24 mo2–6 yr
Cameroon1,552 (330–1,995)2,001 (1,642–3,472)2,133 (759–3,205)2,252 (1,311–3,273)1,667 (596–1,949)1,289 (674–1,721)This study
United States2,610 (1,600–4,000)2,850 (1,800–4,000)2,670 (1,400–4,300)2,160 (1,300–3,400)1,380 (700–2,200)19
Netherlands1,985 (1,294–4,012)*2,721 (1,327–4,455)2,073 (1,902–2,977)25
Malawi2,000 (1,300–4,200)*2,200 (1,600–3,300)10
Kenya2,004 (1,515–2,493)1,887 (1,429–2,345)3
Zambia2,131 (996–4,975)†1,806 (1,035–3,531)‡12
Uganda1,693 (700–3,514)†1,517 (733–2,943)‡9
Saudi Arabia3,050 (1,390–6,696)†2,062 (607–3,854)18
Ethiopia1,816 (845–2,399)23
  • a *, Values for children 0 to 6 months old; †, values for children less than 12 months old; ‡, values for children 1 to 6 years old.