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Hiv In Cbc And Urinalysis

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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the complete blood count (CBC). It examines the components of blood, including red and white blood cells and platelets. Most test results are reported as amounts in a sample of blood (for example, cells per milliliter) or as a percentage. Other laboratory tests are discussed in Fact Sheet 122 and Fact Sheet 123 . All blood cells are made in the bone marrow, the center of large...
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can hemogram and urinalysis indicate ARV therapy

I have been requested to take a hemogram and urinalysis as part of a recruitment process. I have been on HAART for 2.5 years now and my CD4 has gone from 67 to 420 over the period.I have adhered strictly to medication, do regular exercise, and have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A hemogram and urinalysis will not detect ARV therapy. Dr. Bob... Read more »

underatnding urinalysis results

I recently changed doctors (infectious diseases-HIV), and had a urinalysis test with results that concerned my doctor, but she didn't say why it worried her. The results that were "out of range " were: turbid appearance, positive...
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
Sounds like a urinary tract infection.... Read more »

urinalysis

During possible ars, my urinalysis revealed high levels of bilirubin and moderate levels of ketone, a trace of protein & blood. Could this be related to hiv? I was later found to have EBV,VCA was >170, nuclear antigen was >85. Early...
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
These are very nonspecific findings and could be related to a variety of infections or noninfectious problems.... Read more »

Failed a urinalysis

Hey,I recently had a random urinalysis at work, and come to find out I failed it. I do not do illegal drugs, but I do take the meds my doctor have prescribed to me. I am getting mixed answers from various doctors as to wether or not my meds can make...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not aware of good data (help out there) of those drugs causing a false + test for methamphetamines. Since you are on so many meds your HIV doc may want to write a note stating that fact and that there may be some uncertainty about the accuracy... Read more »
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can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis just like what you take in school check ups? pls answer. Read more »

Failed a Urinalysis

Posted by SDNavy, 4 Replies
Hey,

I recently had a random urinalysis at work, and come to find out I failed it. I do not do illegal drugs, but I do take the meds my doctor have prescribed to me. I am getting mixed answers from various doctors as to wether or not my meds can make... Read more »

ARS/HIV and CBC - ?????

Posted by Anonymous
I know that HIV test is needed to tell whether someone is really infected. However, my question is this. If somebody has what he thinks are symptoms of HIV due to a 2.5 month old exposure, would this have any bearing on his CBC (complete blood... Read more »

HIV and CBC - to Jackie_Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all, especially Jackie_Blue since you are so helpful and knowing.

If somebody who thinks he's still having ARS for nearly 2 months now (started 6 weeks after the exposure), or probably symptoms of HIV/neurological complications (I have like a... Read more »