Lab Test Results For Hiv
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesEx-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results
By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer
BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV (news - web sites) test results not just hundreds, as hospital officials have suggested,... Read more »
Posted by bobo, 4 Replieshey guys, hope you all good.i got my results on thurs and my CD4's were 639 and my VL 239;my doc says that i should not be put on meds anytime soon, though we barely understand each other coz i hardly speak the language.just wondering if anyone was... Read more »
Posted by bluewindow, 3 Replieshello all. i got my first lab results yesterday and i would like to share them with you.
I ve been infected sometime between Nov 2007 and July 2008. i believe i am hiv pos for at least 4 months. I did another blood test... Read more »
Posted by luckyone, 2 Repliesmy viral load is 65,700 and my cd4 count is 471 i think my cd4 is ok but my viral load is high wich can cause my cd4 count to drop quickly from my understanding i may start meds and was wondering has anybody had numbers in this range and what was... Read more »
Posted by thevillebear, 5 RepliesHi everyone haven't been here for a while, hope all are doing well.
Just got my recent lab results, my viral load has gone to 150,000 while my CD4 count has stood gone from 620 in July to 640 now!
My Dr. seems to think it odd that while my viral load... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,"Non-reactive" does indeed mean HIV negative. I have absolutely no idea what the note stating them "found something" could possibly be referring to. You'll need to check with the lab or have your doctor check with the lab... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Dan,That statement on the bottom of your lab report is there to help explain the limitations of the test. For instance, you might have had an HIV exposure last week that resulted in your becoming HIV positive. However your immune system has not... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThere were probably different assays used for both the viral load and CD4 count and ratio in the different countries. I can't really tell if there is a trend down in CD4 count or not. I think you need to have a new point done on your next visit... Read more »
Brown UniversityThe result HBsAg = Positive indicates you do have hepatitis B virus infection. I would ask your doctors to check your ALT (blood test that tells us about liver injury) and hepatitis B DNA (blood test that provides information about the level of... Read more »
Survival Rates Among HIV-Positive People Who Receive Lab Tests Similar to People Who Do Not Receive Tests, Study FindsSurvival rates among HIV-positive people who undergo routine viral load and CD4+ T cell counts were nearly the same as those who do not receive the tests, according to a study published on Friday in the journal Lancet , the CP/Google.com reports ... Read more »
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