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Flags on Lab Test

Jan 8, 2005

Recent lab work came back with flags which are: Absolute CD 4 Helper 216 %CD 4 Pos. Lymph. 27.0 % CD 8 pOS. lYMPH.38.0 CD4/CD8 Ratio .71 RBC 2.95 Hemoglobin 10.5 Hematocrit 30.7 MCV 104 MCH 35.6 RDW 17.9 Neutrophils 77 What does this indicate? Thanks!

Response from Dr. Holodniy

There are some abnormalities here and they are nonospecific. But you have not indicated whether you are taking HIV meds, or other medications, or have other active medical problems in addition to HIV.

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