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How To Read Blood Work For Hiv

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how do you read hiv blood test

how can i read my blood test and my cd4,& t cellsjust started with coctails.would like to now all i can
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
If you have a copy of your lab reports, you need to look at the CD4 absolute number, percentage and viral load copy number. If you can get me those numbers, I can give you some frame of reference as to their meaning.MH Read more »

Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test

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The Body

HIV Treatment 101

...-- Pam Yelsky , diagnosed in 1992 To determine if you need to take HIV medications, your doctor will take at least two blood tests: a viral load test to see how much HIV is in your bloodstream, and a T-cell test, also known as a CD4... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

...decrease in HIV levels when starting a new anti-HIV regimen. (For more information on "logs," read Project Inform's publication, Blood work: A complete guide for monitoring HIV . People with "undetectable" viral load should remember that it... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...solving). These tests can detect subtle changes in your memory and provide important information. You may also need to have a blood test called a lumbar puncture (also known as a spinal tap) to obtain a sample of spinal fluid. A needle is... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

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hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

HIV in routine Blood Tests?

Posted by Hifb, 2 Replies
...unknown HIV status about three years ago- Since then I have donated blood (about 3 months after the encounter) and had several blood tests, one for mono and two during emergency room visits(At 3 months, and in the last year). I have no symptoms.... Read more »

please read this im WORRIED

Posted by worrywart22, 2 Replies his throat and they did a swap test for strep and it was neg. they said its a bacterial infection he thinks and they did blood test that was on friday and today is tuesday and no answer.I read up thats a sign of HIV im freaking out cant sleep... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test. The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, Read more »