How Are Lymphocyte Markers Used In Tests For Hiv
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Stanford University, School of MedicineI agree with your doctor. You don't indicate what your viral load is, but your CD4 count and percentage is very good and your CD8 count and percentage are elevated, as we would expect with HIV infection.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou don't indicate what the actual value is or what your CD4 count/percent and HIV viral load levels are.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI assume by viral marker test you mean viral load or HIV DNA PCR. You went at it somewhat backwards than what is currently recommended. Given the negative test in the donor, and the combination of tests and timing of tests you received, HIV... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThose viral infections remain on the list of things that can cause false positive tests. With newer fourth generation antibody tests using recombinant DNA technology, these kinds of reactions are unlikely. MH... Read more »
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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 AnonymousTested non-reactive a year and half after an exposure where I thought tattoo artist put bllod in ink(crazy, huh??) I need just some help with understanding lymphocytes, please look below.
clarification if you can. I was reading an article that... Read more »
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 Anonymous, 1 ReplyI was wondering what exactly lymphocytes were. I got a CBC done and I got a reading on absolute lympocytes. I know there are different kinds of lymphocytes, so if someone can tell me what absolute means and what a good range is for this I would... Read more »
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