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Can Cbc Or Urinalysis Detect Hiv

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can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis just like what you take in school check ups? pls answer. Read more »

Failed a Urinalysis

Posted by SDNavy, 4 Replies
Hey,

I recently had a random urinalysis at work, and come to find out I failed it. I do not do illegal drugs, but I do take the meds my doctor have prescribed to me. I am getting mixed answers from various doctors as to wether or not my meds can make... Read more »

ARS/HIV and CBC - ?????

Posted by Anonymous
I know that HIV test is needed to tell whether someone is really infected. However, my question is this. If somebody has what he thinks are symptoms of HIV due to a 2.5 month old exposure, would this have any bearing on his CBC (complete blood... Read more »

HIV and CBC - to Jackie_Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all, especially Jackie_Blue since you are so helpful and knowing.

If somebody who thinks he's still having ARS for nearly 2 months now (started 6 weeks after the exposure), or probably symptoms of HIV/neurological complications (I have like a... Read more »

CBC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If someone was expierencing what they thought to be early symptoms of HIV, would a CBC show anything abnormal? And even after ARS say within the first year without meds, would a CBC show anything abnormal? Thanks.

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can hemogram and urinalysis indicate ARV therapy

I have been requested to take a hemogram and urinalysis as part of a recruitment process. I have been on HAART for 2.5 years now and my CD4 has gone from 67 to 420 over the period.I have adhered strictly to medication, do regular exercise, and have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A hemogram and urinalysis will not detect ARV therapy. Dr. Bob... Read more »

CBC Test

Will a CBC Test detect an HIV infection, 12 weeks after infection....
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
NO. A CBC only measures the number of white blood cells. It does not detect HIV infection.MH... Read more »

BLOOD WORK/CBC

Dr. Bob,Can you please clear up some questions about a CBC for me? I know that a CBC will not specifically detect the HIV virus. But if someone were showing signs of seroconversion, isn't it logical to think that a CBC would show some kind of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Dan,Another QTND (Question That Never Dies) and ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). CBCs cannot be used to rule in, rule out or even suggest HIV. Getting three CBCs and two HIV tests within six weeks of potential exposure is a total waste of time,... Read more »

seroconversion and cbc

i might have been exposed to hiv during hetero contact I am a female and the condom broke i have always had normal labs but 10 days after possible exposure i had a cbc with wbc of 10.9(slightly high) and lymph of 16.4(I understand is low)mono @ 0.6...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If you are concerned about acute infection, you should talk with your doctor about your risk and determine with her whether or not early detection is necessary. CBC is not an appropriate method for early detection.RMK... Read more »
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