The proportion of all T cells that are CD8 cells.
CD8 cells are also called cytotoxic T-lymphocytes. They help fight cancer and germs that live inside your cells (intracellular pathogens).
The CD8 percentage is sometimes more reliable than the absolute count of CD8 because it tends to vary less.
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