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high mch & mcv

What are the potential long term effects of these elevated levels? I take nevirpine and truvada for HIV and dilantin for a seizure disorder and drink moderately--about 2 glasses of wine per day. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If by MCH =mean corpuscular hemoglobin and MCV =mean corpuscular volume (measurements done as a part of complete blood count) -modest abnormalities rarely are of clinical significance. Dilantin can cause a megaloblastic anemia so those values are... Read more »

CBC results - low RBCs with High MCV values

On my past 2 CBCs, 09/2006 and 02/2007, my RBCs have been low (3.61 has been the lowest) and the... Read more »


Im HIV+ & on Septrin (Co-trimoxazole)160/180mg 1 tab,Sustiva 600mg (efivarenz)1 tab&... Read more »
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Meningococcal Vaccine Appears Safe in Youth With HIV

A poster presentation at the joint 2008 ICAAC / IDSA in Washington, DC showed positive results from a study of the meningococcal vaccine (MCV4, also called Menactra) in youth living with HIV. The MCV4 vaccine prevents infection with the N.... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

Introduction Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cells: The Oxygen Carriers White Blood Cells: Infection Fighters Platelet Count Chemistry Screen (CHEM-25 OR SMA-25) Lymphocyte Subsets and Viral Load: Specific Tests for People With HIV ... Read more »

HIV JournalView

Table of Contents Metabolic Complications of HAART Efavirenz Reduces Plasma Levels of Popular Statins Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Not Associated With Protease Inhibitor Use Managing Dyslipidemias: Is It Better to Fight or Switch? Exporting... Read more »
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 complete blood count (CBC). It examines the components of blood, including red and white blood... Read more »
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HSV-2 alone? Or HIV and HSV-2 Co-infection?

Posted by Afra1d, 1 Reply
I'll try to make this as brief as possible but I'm scared and desperate and basically going insane... :(

Jan 24th - Unprotected sex with a woman I know small amount of oral but a lot of fingering.
Jan 25th - Took two mollies and drank alcohol along... Read more »


Posted by 1xltnbear2go, 1 Reply
I've been on Atripla for 2 months now, and received some labs today that concerned me a bit. I am type II diabetic for 5 years, and HIV + asymptomatic for 23 years this April. My RBC was low: 4.09 (anemia?) range:4.10-5.60. MCV is high: 107... Read more »

Dr. Urkie.(resultados de CBC)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. Urkie estos son los resultados de mi conteo de sangre.

WBC'S AUTO 7.3 4.0 11.0 THOU/UL
RBC, AUTO 4.71 4.7 ... Read more »

Decrease in Haemoglobin!

Posted by bura, 2 Replies

Just to update, i have received results for my general blood test. Thank god i passed my elisa. Actually i do have some questions. In 2 months, i notice that my haemoglobin has dropped from 17.3 g/dl to 15.6 g/dl.RBC dropped from 6.7 to 6.1... Read more »