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Table 2 CD4 counts on stage I and II versus CD4 counts on all – a comparison of two algorithms

From: Discordance between clinical and immunological ART eligibility criteria for children in Malawi

Algorithm I – WHO stage + CD4/age Algorithm II - CD4/age
Age < 5 TREAT AGE < 5 = TREAT
Age > 5 Stage III or IV TREAT Age > 5
    Stage I or II CD4 < 500 = TREAT
    CD4 < 500 = TREAT CD4 > 500 = Do not Treat
    CD4 > 500 = Do not Treat