Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
   
Ask the Experts About

Understanding Your LabsUnderstanding Your Labs
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


My latest blood work
Sep 27, 2004

Recently had blood work done, do I need to act on any of this ? The following numbers where considered "out of range" on the printout. Protein total 8.9 globulin 4.2 White bllod cell count 3.9 monocytes 11 Hematocrit (hct) 41.0 Red blood cell count 4.53 cd4 helper/inducer 21.9 cd4 absolute 239 cd8 suppressor/cytotoxic 61.9 cd4/cd8 ratio 0.40 hiv1 ultrasens 247 hiv1 rna log 2.39 never been on meds, 15yrs pos. any advice on where to go from here ?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

It would be important to know whether any of these values are significantly different from previous labs. For instance, is that what your normal CD4 count and viral load are?



Previous
White Blood Cells
Next
Trying to Decide on a Regimen

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement