According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, more than 28 million people living with HIV are in need of antiretroviral therapy treatment. Measuring a person's CD4 count provides an indication of the virus' impact on their immune system, and is a critical tool in staging and monitoring HIV patients. Significant barriers to routine CD4 measurement exist in developing countries, primarily because diagnostic equipment is available only in centralized laboratory facilities. The durable construction and rapid time-to-result of the MyT4™ test allow for its use in decentralized settings, such as rural communities, mitigating barriers posed by the limited availability of existing diagnostic devices.
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