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Causes Of Lymphocytes Being High

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CD4 high CD8 high total lymphocytes high

Hi Doctor,I just got my CD4/CD8 and FBC labs and they are as follow:1) FCBAll parameters are within the standard range, in the exception of the total lymphocyte count which is of 5.2 billion (std range 1-4)2) My CD4 is 802 but 16.8% and my CD8 is...
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 CD8 increase is a natural reaction to HIV infection. No, I would not recommend starting HAART. Read more »

Trending High Neutrophil Counts and Low Lymphocyte Counts

Hi there,Over the course of the past year, I have noticed a few trends in my labs that are quite... Read more »

high wbc and high absolute lymphocytes

DR bob hi, i am a male from greece my name is babis i've written to you some days ago in order to... Read more »
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CMV Retinitis Despite High CD4 Lymphocyte Counts

...lymphocytes is in the prevention of reactivation of opportunistic infections in patients with advanced AIDS who have been placed on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) was addressed by a report from the University of California at San... Read more »
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CD4 Cell Tests

...health care providers use the CD4% going below 15% as a sign to start aggressive antiviral therapy, even if the CD4 count is high. Treatment guidelines keep changing. The recent trend is toward treatment at higher CD4 levels. When to start drugs... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...SGOT), and alkaline phosphatase (ALP). High levels ofliver enzymes may be a sign of liver damage. Several HIV drugs can causeelevated liver enzymes. Liver function tests also include bilirubin, a bloodpigment. High levels of bilirubin may... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...laboratory has its own "reference range" or normal values for the results of each test. Most lab reports show the normal range and highlight any test results outside the normal range. For more information on laboratory test results, see Fact... Read more »
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ARS and Lymphocytes ...GMAN??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Reason asking is I was diagnosed with mononucleosis and had a lymphocyte count of 9.4 and total WBC of 13.4. Both of which a very high and indicative of mono. But I have read ARS can cause false positive on mono test, that is why I am relying on... Read more »

Did I have ARS?

Posted by dj1979, 3 Replies
...on whether this sounds like it was ARS? I was sick for 2 weeks, then almost back to normal, except persistent pains in my thighs. Hematologist still thinks it was mono. - I have my doubts. This is causing tremendous stress for hubby and me -... Read more »

Yet another anxious newbie.

Posted by Xenoid, 1 Reply
...led to a cat scan of the sinus area with negative results, and a similarly negative chest x-ray. On 2/23, hematology showed elevated white cells at 12.4, low segmented neutrophils at 33% (although absolute neutrophil was normal at 4.1), atypical... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »