Does Hiv Affect Overall Lymphocyte Count
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Harvard Medical SchoolYes, after testing positive for HIV, the next step is to measure the CD4 count (as well as some other tests, usually including viral load). I suppose you could call the CD4 count a "special analysis" in that it needs to be ordered -- you... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou are correct. Except in advanced AIDS, the CD8 cells begin to go down again, and as such the total lymphocyte count will go down as well.MH... Read more »
San Francisco General HospitalHelloYes this is essentially true. As CD4+ lymphocytes become infected with HIV, the CD4 count decreases. This causes an actual or relative increase in CD8+ cells, due to the inversion of the CD4/CD8 ratio. The total lymphocyte count may or may... Read more »
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Posted by sam1000, 2 RepliesI have exposed for a unprotected oral sex (Another person Suck me).it made me worry. and I have undergone VDRL after 6 days it was Negative.
But my WBC make me fully disappointed
WBC: MAX :10000Min:4000
Neutrophills : 7200
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Posted by AnonymousIn July I had unprotected oral sex. I had a blood test 7 weeks after hiv neg.
My Lymphocyte count was 15 norm 18-47. In 1998 my Lymphocyte count was 26.
With a neg test after 7 weeks am I at low risk to have a pos. test @ 6months.
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Posted by regret2max, 1 Reply
One question which I read a lot of people concerning about.
I know that blood count is not accurate for HiV test, but I read that there's still few relationships that do exist.
Like acute HiV lymphocytes will drop. What about neutrophils and... Read more »
Posted by JillianB, 3 RepliesDid a differential blood count on my own blood sample today as part of a lab for anatomy and physiology. I have atypical, or reactive lymphocytes... 30 out of 38 are atypical, to be exact. I know that this signifies the prescence of a virus but I'm... Read more »
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