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
   
Ask the Experts About

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


High c reactive protein

Oct 29, 2017

Dear Dr. Holodnly,

I tested positive on April 20th. My last neg exams were on late February (Elisa 4th). On the 5th of June I run a c reactive protein lab test of 41. Mg/L. Right now, after three months of uninterrupted treatment (complera), should I still have my C Protein markers this high?

Thanks a lot.

My baseline tests were (19/05/2017) CD4 325 VL: 78800.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Not sure why a c-reactive protein was ordered or being serially checked. In general, HIV infection does not result in these kinds of levels. Other medical or inflammatory conditions may be coexistent and could require additional workup.



Previous
RPR VDRL 1:2
Next
Syphilis

  
  • 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