How Cbc Interpreted In Light Of Hiv Infection
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Stanford University, School of MedicineA CBC measures several things regarding blood counts. First it tells you how much hemoglobin/hematocrit (H/H, ability of your blood to carry oxygen) and red blood cells (RBC which contain the H/H) there are. Next it measures the platelet count.... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThe primary and most important predictor of complications from HIV is the lymphocyte count, specifically the T helper (CD4, T4) lymphocyte count. So that is what doctors focus on. Very low neutrophil counts present a danger of bacterial infection... Read more »
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Posted by CharlieTrotter, 1 ReplyHi
I'm an individual that has frequented commercial sex workers over the past couple of years (in between girlfriends). Each and every time I have used a condom. The best of my knowledge, none of the condoms have ever broken.
In July I had a CBC,... Read more »
Posted by stefanklm, 2 Replieshello,
I (male) am in south america atm and had 2 risk situations with 2 women (18.05.2012 and 23.06.2012), unprotected vaginal and oral intercourse.
on 10.07.2012 I suddenly felt tiredness and fatigue, at night I had light fever.
the next morning I... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI know that you cannot confirm or rule out HIV infection by a CBC alone. But would something on a CBC during seroconversion give you a hint of possible seroconversion? If so, what would that indicator be? Thanks for your help.
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