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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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CBC test - Warning flag for HIV?

Mr. Sowadsky, Hi. I have a 3-part question: I am curious, would a abnormalCBC test result (red & white blood cell count, functional platelets, and lymphs) serve as a warning flagfor possible HIV infection? In regards to "symptoms" of...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. 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 »

HIV negative after 8 weeks but CBC abnormal

Hello,I had a protected vaginal sex with HIV positive woman and unprotected oral sex. I got tested at 4 weeks and 8 weeks after exposure. Both tests were lab corp ICMA tests and were negative. I had fever after 7 weeks and I went for cbc and it...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIFirst you did everything correct in this situation to prevent yourself from HIV. Having protected sex, we know that condoms give you the prevention that you need. Also oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission.As for testing, initially... Read more »

14 years & CBC - Part 2

Wouldn't those values of the CBC (Over the last year: WBC between 6.9 and 10.1; RBC:normal; Platelets:normal) be unusual if you haven't had any medication yet? I've been told that after a few years of infections something would come...
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
I am not sure what you are looking for here. People with long term HIV infection can have normal blood counts.... Read more »

low WBC at 2.7 for long period despite taking atripla.

Why has my WBC count remained so low for a decade now without significant change? The only change was from 2.5 to 2.7 despite taking HIV medicine and maintaining an undetectable VL and CD4 at just around 200s to 300s. Please explain....
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
Although you don't indicate what your baseline CD4 count was before starting HIV treatment, whether you had any prior serious opportunistic infections, or whether this low WBC was ever worked up (i.e. bone marrow biopsy), we do see people who... Read more »
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Time between infection and the CBC to show low WBC and Lymphocytes numbers

Posted by CharlieTrotter, 1 Reply

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 »

CBC after 12 years

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is there anyone else out there who has been infected for 10+ years who is not requiring meds and has a been getting CBC results well within the normal ranges (ie: RBC, WBC, etc..)? Please share. Read more »

Disrupting the Boards

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
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Would anyone care to translate that for me?
I am not going to make this... Read more »

WBC & stress???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know I am stressing myself out but I had a CBC done and my white blood count was low normal. Could stress cause it to be low? Any other factors? I have tested negative with Home Access way past window period but am nervous that they may have... Read more »