How Does Cbc Interpreted In Case Oh Hiv Infection
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Even serious scientists can be seriously wrong, as in this case, for example. Read the archives for a thorough review of AIDS denialists and their repeatedly disproved cockeyed theories. I'll post a question from the archives... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. I'll answer your concerns one question ata time:"1) I am curious, would a abnormal CBC test result (red & white blood cellcount, functional platelets, and lymphs) serve as a warning flag for... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I'll respond to your three specific questions first:1.The sensitivity and specificity of a test assume the test is performed properly and free from confounding variables.2.The estimated statistical risk assumes unprotected sex with a partner... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineMost of the other values in the CBC will not change, until someone has AIDS and anemia might be present. HIV meds or other meds can affect some of the numbers, as can other infections or medical illnesses.... Read more »
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Posted by Jennm, 5 RepliesHello,i just have a question about the CBC blood work. Somebody brought up to me that when they tested positive their complete blood work panel was thrown off, which prompted an HIV test. I am wondering if anybody else has gotten back irregular... Read more »
Posted by DUDE, 2 RepliesHey, I pulled this off of http://hopkins-aids.edu/frames/index_booktoc.html.
What a great source, I pulled this paragraph out.
The window period: The time delay from infection to positive serology (EIA and WB)
averages 21 days with newer... 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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