Hematology Hiv

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Trends in hematology and metabolic profiles of HIV infected patients

Dr. Holodniy,Is it true that most HIV infected people will tend to have lower than normal white blood cell counts, high immunoglobulin serum (IGG, IGA and IGM)levels and a moderate to high sed rate? I know that T cell subsets are the most important...
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
...All the abnormalities you describe can occur during HIV infection. None can be used as surrogate lab markers for HIV infection. Read more »

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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 »


Posted by willbestrong1, 2 Replies
hi everybody!! Last week i had my elisa test and it was positive. then they did western blot test but now they cant say anything..i mean the doctor told me he cant say whether i am negative or positive..they will have some more research on... 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 Read more »

Something has got to give:

Posted by coby, 4 Replies
...the normal range, can you be infected and be normal on that test? On my CBC I also was high on the Grans, Electronic in the hematology part of it, what does this mean? I don't see the doc till the 17th just wanted to know if someone could shed... Read more »
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