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Can Other Blood Work Tell You If You Have Hiv

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Blood work and HIV Test

Hi,My doctor after a routine examination explained to me that if your blood work e.g. WBC shows normal range, it can almost be a proxy for an HIV test beacuse if HIV infected one's WBC result in blood test would be very high. Is this correct. Please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Are you sure he's a real doctor? Or is he just a proxy? I do not agree! There are no proxies for an HIV test and to suggest a WBC count can be used in that way demonstrates a shocking lack of basic HIV medical knowledge. WBC counts Read more »

BLOOD WORK FOR HIV

When you have a physical and before surgery, do they test for HIV when they perform blood work? Read more »

Routine blood work can't show hiv disease?

I understand you get sick of answering this question and that anyone exposed should definitely be... Read more »
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Project Inform

Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

...again and to not make therapy decisions from any one test result. Complete Blood Count (CBC) The CBC is the most common blood test that doctors order. It checks levels of white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. Generally, even... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

...decrease in HIV levels when starting a new anti-HIV regimen. (For more information on "logs," read Project Inform's publication, Blood work: A complete guide for monitoring HIV . People with "undetectable" viral load should remember that it... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves New HIV Blood Test That Screens Blood, Tissue Donations For Less Common Strains

...Search the Newsroom archive Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Test May Predict HIV-Related Dementia

...and brain-imaging techniques to diagnose brain disease, including HIV-associated dementia. The new study offers hope that a blood test may one day help spot early disease. The researchers used a relatively new technique called proteomics protein... Read more »
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hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

can a hematology blood test detect hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can a hematology blood test detect if you have hiv??? even though it isnt specifically for HIV like the ELISA??? pls answer Read more »

what kinds of blood testing can determine HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What kinds of blood testing can determine HIV? i had a blood test rescently but i dont know what it is for yet. Im not sure if i have hiv or not and im just Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test?

Posted by Anonymous
...can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test like testing for ur hematology and and blood chemistry? a blood test not specifically for HIV like the ELISA test. Read more »