How To Read Hiv Lab Results

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Reading HIV lab report

my CD4, count (u/L) is 431. My cd8, count, QN (/uL) is 1899. There are other numbers as well for CD4/100 cells, QN (%) which is 15 and CD8/100 CELLS, QN (%) which is 65. It's all Greek to me, even after the doctor tried to explain it to me. Can you...
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
...lymphocytes. Your CD4 count is relatively good and your CD8 count is markedly elevated which is a good sign and a normal reaction to HIV infection. Read more »

Lab results

I received my lab results today I tested for a panel of std and hiv testing. I don't understand how... Read more »

DR bob it's me can you read my test result please

my exposure was 23 weeks and did this test with lab corp and i don't any idea how to read it they... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...safely and effectively. It alerts the doctor about types of patients who need close observation and offers guidelines about any laboratory tests that should be performed before the medicine is taken or during the time it is in use (e.g., lab... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Clinical Trials FAQ easier to understand the study results. For example, people might be excluded for having liver problems, or if they've already used a drug that is being studied. Women who are pregnant or breast-feeding are usually not allowed into a study... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests 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... Read more »
The Body

HIV Treatment 101 in your bloodstream, and a T-cell test, also known as a CD4 count, which tests how strong your immune system is. To read more about these tests, view our overview . Based on both your T-cell test and viral load test results, you and... Read more »
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please read and feel free to comment ...

Posted by amorie223
...last July i found out i need to get tested for hiv. my rapid and the blood sent to the lab came back negative... now i feel the need to get tested again hopefully this Saturday Read more »

my first lab results

Posted by bluewindow, 3 Replies
...wanted to ask if there is any alternative ways besides medication to help you keep the CD4 numbers high and the VL low. I ve been reading here about herbal treatment but i have no idea if it is appropriate to start anything at this point. My... Read more »

need some one who can read my test result

Posted by geodeeb, 2 Replies
...i did HIV test after 23 weeks since the last time i thought i had exposed to the virus the result came back with lab corp tests panel Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
... You guys if you read these youll see why im so damn paranoid ok im so sorry for all of this shit im doing to you and fuck dont say in hurting... Read more »