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Low Lymphocyte Counts Delayed Seroconversion

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Total lymphocyte count - monitoring blood tests pt. 2

thank you much for yur responze. but i see on my report the following:WBC: 6.0%lymph: 34ęS Lymphcytes: 2.20I do not see a TLC. is the TLC calculated from any of the numbers above? i'm confused and concerned.
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...TLC stands for total lymphocyte count and this is the same as ABS which stands for absolute lymphocyte count. Read more »

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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...percentages are multiplied by the WBC to get "absolute" counts. For example, with 30% lymphocytes and a WBC of 10,000, the absolute lymphocyte count is 30% of 10,000, or 3,000. Neutrophils or polymorphonuclear cells (Polys) fight bacterial... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...count is low(a condition called neutropenia), you are more likely to get bacterialinfections. Lymphocytes There are two types of lymphocytes: B cells and T cells. B cellsmake antibodies and T... Read more »
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How Do I Start?

...these tests every three to six months. If your viral load stays low and your CD4 cell count stays high, you might choose to delay treatment. Decide How You Want to Deal With HIV HIV may not be the only health issue you are dealing with. The... Read more »
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Children and HIV

...tablet. It is difficult to know when to start treatment for children. Immediate treatment might prevent immune system damage. Delayed treatment may provide better quality of life for several years. However, HIV-related diseases show up much... Read more »
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hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...normal HIV abs + P24 were negative HCV PCR- negative However- I had IgM normal but at the highest limit Mild decrease in my lymphocyte counts Other results were more or less the same as the previous test. After 10 days of mild fever it... Read more »

low Lymphocyte count

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...In July I had unprotected oral sex. I had a blood test 7 weeks after hiv neg. My Lymphocyte count was 15 norm 18-47. In 1998 my Lymphocyte count was 26. With a neg test after 7 weeks am I at low risk to have a pos. test @ Read more »

seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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hic

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...prolonged period during which viral replication continues with lower but measurable HIV-1 RNA levels (). With the decline of the CD4 lymphocyte count () and the collapse of the immune system, high-level viremia, symptoms and opportunistic... Read more »