Can Cbc Show Hiv Infection

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CBC and ?? exposure

Dr. Bob,I know you are super busy and get asked alot of questions, but I am really hoping you will consider answering my question. I have read the archives and I realize that a CBC cannot let you know if you have hiv infection, BUT I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...answered your own question when you wrote: "I have read the archives and I realize that a CBC cannot let you know if you have HIV infection . . . ."That holds true whether the CBC immediately follows an HIV exposure/infection or is taken a number... Read more »

WBC COUNT I HAVE TO KNOW

WILL YOUR WBC EVER GO UP HIGH MINE 13.59 AND IT SENT UP A RED FLAG TO ME SAYING HEY THIS IS COULD... Read more »

cbc

doctor,there is a link here that takes you to a sample cbc for an hiv infected male. my question is... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...clots and scabs. If you don't have enough platelets, you might get internal bleeding or you could bruise easily. People with HIV disease sometimes have a low platelet count, also called "thrombocytopenia." Taking HIV medications usually corrects... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

...of 28 co-infected MSM (25 percent). Of the 28 co-infected men, only five reported any history of injection drug use (IDU). HIV infection, IDU, fisting, and use of gamma hydroxyl butyrate (GHB) were found to be significantly associated with HCV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Hidden Population at Risk of HIV Infection: Who Do HIV-Positive Recruiters Recruit?

Respondent-driven sampling (RDS), a network-based method used to recruit hidden populations, is prone to bias. "However, these biases could facilitate recruitment of high-risk networks," according to the authors, who examined recruitment patterns... Read more »
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