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The Well Project

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

... 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 good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you and your health
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Reactive HIV test, but indeterminate Western Blot

Dr. Bob--I recently had an HIV test. The result was High, 10.47. Repeatedly Reactive. So, they did a Western Blot. This came back Indeterminate.gp160 Ab absentgp120 Ab absentp65 Ab absentp55 Ab absentp51 Ab absentgp41 Ab absentgp40 Ab ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...possible your indeterminate HIV result (repeatedly reactive ELISA plus indeterminate Western Blot is considered an indeterminate HIV test result) is due to nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies, which can cause "false positive" or "indeterminate"... Read more »

HIV in bone marrow and Follow up from you are an AMAZING guy but are you ever going to answer my question

Ok I have some more questions and below I have posted my question that was answered byb youy on Feb 21st. I forget to add that I had a yeast infection during that time and a terrible dry cough. I am still loosing hair (but also still stressed) and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your doctor.2. Send you both for an evaluation of psychosomatic illness. As I mentioned previously (see below), no additional HIV testing is warranted.3. HIV screening tests assay for the immune system's response to HIV infection, not the virus... Read more »

hcv concern

good evening to you. Please answer my question because I am very worried. I have had unprotected sex for three weeks with a boyfriend that I found out is promiscuous. three months later I tested positive for syphillis and herpes 1. I have also since...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your blood tests are extremely reassuring at 8 months. I am sure this information about syphilis and herpes were extremely anxiety provoking.In the future, always use condoms to protect yourself from acquiring any further STDs. I would not worry... Read more »

Hints of HIV in a CBC

I have been homosexually active (safer sex) for about 15 years but have never been tested for HIV. Recently I developed shingles on the face associated with painless swollen lymph nodes in the armpits. A CBC returned normal parameters. In these...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...A CBC does not measure T cells, including T helper cells (CD4+ cells) -- you need a lymphocyte subsets blood test for that. Often, Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...the percentage of RBCs in the blood. HGB and HCT are measured as part of a routine blood test called a complete blood count (CBC). A CBC should be done as part of your regular health exams. HGB levels for women should be about 12 grams per... Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...not plan to start HIV treatment for a while. Other tests to check your overall health: These include complete blood count (CBC), chemistry screen, lipid profile, and glucose. Your health care provider should talk with you about how often... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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reasons doctors test

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...I was just wondering what some of the reasons doctors decide to test for hiv you know besides oral thrush like blood values (low or hight cbc hemoglobin, vitamin, testosterone deficiencies ) any input would Read more »

Should I re-test?

Posted by Anonymous
...on my skin, white stuff continuous in my mouth and tongue, still altered/foggy feeling. I have been debating if I should re-test for hiv/aids. I am or have been an active sexually gay male for the last 4 years. I have never been tested before... 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. Read more »

CBC and Sed Rate

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, All, I am awaiting results from hiv test-- it will take two weeks from today. In the meantime, I will worry, of course. But I want to ask-- At 8 weeks after possible Read more »