|CD4+ counts||Alternative causes of depletion||Physical stress||STDs|
|Acute Sexually Transmitted Infections Increase Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Plasma Viremia, Increase Plasma Type 2 Cytokines, and Decrease CD4 Cell Counts.|| ||Anzala AO et al.
| ||“CD4 and CD8 T cell counts... were quantitated before, during, and after episodes of STI [Sexually Transmitted Infections]. I... a decline in CD4+ T cell counts occurred during gonococcal cervicitis and returned to baseline after treatment...Similar changes were seen in women with pelvic inflammatory disease...”|
| ||JID. 2000 Aug;182(2):459-466.||2000|