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Ldh Isoenzymes In HIV-1 Infection

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When LD Isoenzymes results are barely within normal and there are symptoms

Dr. Holodniy,I had results from an LD Isoenzymes panel (LD1 through LD5). In three of the five LD subclasses, I was the very highest of the normal range (to the very IU/L...one more IU/L and each of these classes would have been in the abnormal...
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
An elevated LDH level, or elevated subfraction of LDH is a nonspecific finding and can occur with lymphomas, but can also occur with infections like PCP. In your case, if they are all within the normal range, I am not sure I would repeat this test.... Read more »

Augmenting LDH and lungs

Hello. I have less than 50 CD4 and more than 150'000 viral load. Radiography as well as TAC... Read more »

ALT and LDH elevated

Dr. Dieterich, Thanks for this forum.I have been HIV poz for 2 years, normal CD4's and low to... Read more »
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HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

How INFECTED got infected

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Did a little looking around and figured it out...He must of had razor burn.........

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionSexual/Q9183.qna

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