Best time for a blood draw
Jan 8, 2004
I just started therapy. Tested positive in 89. This summer and fall my VL increased to a point that my Dr put me on (with my agreement) sustiva, epivir and videx ec. It has been 6 weeks and it is time for a new full panel blood draw. Should the draw be done on an empty stomach (early morning) or can I wait until after work (evening). I normally have them in the evening.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Time of day shouldn't necessarily matter. However, it is best to be consistent as possible what ever time you choose.
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