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Absolute Cd4 Test Results

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understanding first test results

Pls. explain this first test result in detail. Absolute CD4 helper: 1519. Serial Blood level: 304L. CD4 pos 27.5L. lymph: 30.8
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Your CD4 count is in the normal range and your CD4 percent is slightly low. I don't know what "serial blood level" means. What is your Read more »

CD4 test results

I am an American living in Thailand with my 21 year old Thai partner who recently tested pos for... Read more »

Dr. Conway, I never had any chronic illness. So is my antibody test reliable? Thank You.

Dr. Conway, I have a question, I could not search any post on this.Aug 16, 2007 Dr. Conway, I have... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...individuals seroconvert by 12 weeks. However, in rare cases, antibodies may not be detected for months. Key Point Antibody test results that are initially negative should be followed up with HIV antibody testing at 3 months to... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

... The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Monitoring Tests for People With HIV

...infected or cancerous cells and help coordinate the immune response. CD4 cells (also known as T4 or T-helper cells) carry the CD4 receptor molecule on their surface and coordinate the cell-mediated immune response. Most CD4 cells reside in the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Monitoring Your Immune System and the Virus

...with HIV infection. The most important thing to know about the tests described below is that it is the trend of your test results over time that is important, not any single reading . Whether it's a CD4+ count or a viral load that concerns... Read more »
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I have just found out my husband is HIV +

Posted by jayne, 10 Replies
Last Tuesday My husband was taken into hospital with pneumonia. They couldn't get his temperature down...so changed antibioctics...his lung was drained twice...(pleural effusion), he had lost so much weight almost overnight. They tested him for hiv... Read more »

New Labs results... doubts...

Posted by pozargie, 1 Reply
...It's been a while sice the last time I posted in the body My first labs results were VL30.000 cd4 900 .... 32 % (oct) Today I received my 2nd labs results I've made a few weeks ago. Numbers still ok I think.... Read more »

cd 4 and cd 8

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i ask my doctor to do a cd 4 and cd 8 but i'm confused maybe he didn't do the right test. maybe some body knows what this is cd 4 57.0 normal range 30.8-58.5 cd8 23.5 normal range 12-35.5 i always see cd 4 counts in normal people 500-1500 maybe... Read more »

test results after 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi Everyone. I've been on Sustiva/Truvada for 2 months. After one month on treatment, my t-cells went from 248 to 354 and my viral load from 39,000 to 83. I just got my second month results and my viral load is undetectable but the t-cells dropped... Read more »