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Does A Lipid Panel Test For Hiv

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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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lipid test and cure

what can I do to increase my HDL known as the good one? (High-density lipoprotein cholesterol)I've tried different ways to increase it including everyday jogging 8kilometers but still at 35,the normal range is cholesterol...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
HIV lowers HDL (high density lipoprotein- the good cholesterol).When we start HIV medications, HDL tends to go up.Out of all the medications studied, Sustiva (Efavirenz) increases HDL the most compared to others.Exercise, high soluble fiber intake,... Read more »

Lipid Profile and HIV

I had a possible exposure about 1and half year ago. My 2 months, 3 months and 6 Months HIV 1&2 Antbody with p24 antigen compo tests are came out negetive. I hope 6 months negetive test is conclusive. Now 1 and half years almost over from the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not sure why you are worried about HIV after testing negative; now you have elevated triglycerides (TG) and raised liver function tests (LFTS).I would have testing for hepatitis A and C due to your elevated LFTs. You should also have testing... Read more »

Lymphocyte Panel Test 1

I am awaiting a lymphocyte panel test 1 and should get the results back in a few days. I have been negative for over 9 years on the standard ELYSA test. However I have been getting symptoms that are related to AIDS like swollen glands often, general...
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
CD4 or CD8 numbers cannot serve as a definitive test of HIV infection.... Read more »

Meaning of Hepatitis B panel test and ultrasound

My full viral hepatitis panel test shows the following results: HBeAg non-reactive, Anti-HBc reactive. SGPT = 17 (Normal Value= <40 U/L Male). However the ultrasound report says that the liver is normal in size and shows homogeneous echopattern....
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
There are several different blood tests that tell us about hepatitis B virus infection. The test results you mention, the non-reactive HBeAg, and reactive Anti-HBc, do not answer the question of whether you have chronic hepatitis B. The eAg is a... Read more »
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South African AIDS Panel Report

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The South African government is currently confronted with the challenge of responding to the growing AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) epidemic. The governments response has been... Read more »

Question about full STD panel time period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am getting into week 8 of my last possible exposure and I have some questions. I know that 3 months is the relative window for HIV and most STD's, but I need to and want to be caertain. I plan to test at 3 months, 6 months, and 1yr. I want to... Read more »

What is the Lymphocyte Subset Panel 5 Test

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When is the Lymphocyte Subset Panel 5 Test used and what does is cover?

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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Hiv-2 , has that changed with today's 1/2 tests ? I'm Finding a... Read more »