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Can A Cbc Tell If There Is Hiv On A Person Who Has Not Been Tested For Hiv

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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the complete blood count (CBC). It examines the components of blood, including red and white blood cells
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Routine blood work can't show hiv disease?

I understand you get sick of answering this question and that anyone exposed should definitely be tested, which I agree. I understand that hiv can not be diagnosed from routine blood work, let's say a CBC for instance, but there are very few things...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"In your medical opinion, I can have all this blood work done, be considered completely health by doctor, and HIV would never even have an impact on my blood work?" Yep! That's exactly what I'm saying! As I've stated many times before, if Read more »

Normal CBC Results Over Ten Year Period?

Hello,I have had CBC with diff labs done three times over the last ten years (one 10 yrs ago, one five yrs ago, and one a few months ago). All results have been normal and my blood levels are very similar over the last ten years. If I were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,My medical opinion is that CBCs (complete blood counts) are not surrogate HIV tests! They have no predictive value for diagnosing HIV seropositivity, nor should Read more »

CBC and tests for aids

I would like to know if a complete blood count (CBC) can or cannot indicate aHIV+ or - result?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...The only tests that can be used to determine if a person has HIV or not, aretests specifically designed to detect HIV infection. Other tests like CBC's(Complete Blood Counts), Blood Chemistry Read more »

CBC Test; normal after 4 yrs infected

Dr. Holodniy,A friend tested HIV+ 4 years ago. He has chosen to abstain from taking any medications (due to personal reasons). Recently, he took a CBC test and everything showed up as normal. Why is that? Shouldn't his WBC count be a little low?
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
Not necessarily. Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...it. Get a baseline test. Then test again if your treatment is not keeping your viral load below 1,000. Complete Blood Count (CBC, see fact sheet 121 ): This test measures red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets (cells that help clot... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
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Transgender Health and HIV

...Tests for Transgender Persons on Hormone Therapy Baseline Tests Follow-Up Tests Performed Complete blood count (CBC) Intermittently Liver panel (hepatic aminotransferase levels) At 3, 6, and 12 months, then annually if using oral... Read more »
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T-Cell tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anybody know where you can get a T-cell count without going to the doctor? Some places will run a CBC (ehivtest) without a doctor. Will they do T-Cell count as well? Read more »

cbc

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if your cbc was perfect 4 weeks after possible exposure and then you test negative as well for hiv but feeling all kinds of symptoms you Read more »

CBC Question; Symptoms of AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can anyone tell me if a CBC (Complete Blood Count) measures your CD4 (T-Cell Count). IF someone were to have AIDS, what does a CBC tell you (what information Read more »