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Lymphocyte Count Hiv

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lymphocyte count depression in acute HIV

dear dr. feinberg,in several of your responses you have said in in primary hiv infection count of lypmhpocytes goes down whileneutrophil and sed rate goes up. now the question is whenyou mean 'going up or down' does it mean USUALLY that thecount...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Let me clarify that I never said that the white blood cell count or sed rate go up in acute HIV, just that the lymphocyte count goes down. This can be near the lower limit of normal or can be frankly abnormal. Read more »

lymphocyte count

my lymphocyte count for nov '08 was 42%. is this bad? thank you. Read more »

total lymphocyte count

Recent lab work came back and indicated a TLC of 1100, but a cd4 % of 52%. Reserch shows that a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Less Expensive HIV Progression Test as Effective as Current Tests in Use

...of HIV during the early stages of the disease. The test, HIV-1 protein 24 (p24) antigen, predicts disease progression and CD4 lymphocyte count and HIV-1 RNA viral load, measurements currently used to determine when to initiate antiretroviral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Absolute Count and Percentage of CD4+ Lymphocytes Are Independent Predictors of Disease Progression in HIV-Infected Persons Initiating Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

...1997 and 2004 and received more than 30 days of therapy and who had baseline values of CD4+ T cell counts, CD4 percentages and HIV-1 RNA. The researchers used a proportional-hazard model to determine the link between CD4 percentage and disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychological Resources Protect Health: Five-Year Survival and Immune Function Among HIV-Infected Women From Four U.S. Cities

...health outcomes, finding meaning in challenging circumstances) are protective against HIV-related mortality and decline in CD4 lymphocyte counts among HIV-positive women. The authors employed the HIV Epidemiological Research Study, a longitudinal... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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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low Lymphocyte count

Posted by Anonymous
...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 »

blood counts can indicate infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and 20 negative HIV tests including PCR’s DNA bDNA I recently received the results from a blood count that shows my lymphocyte percentage which was 45 right at the top of the range. HIV positive people have high lymphocyte percentages... Read more »

ARS and Lymphocytes ...GMAN??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...experencing ARS to have huge amount of lymphocytes? I have read here at the body that all persons having ARS would have a low lymphocyte count during ars, then it would recover, then slowly decline again. Reason asking is I was diagnosed with... Read more »

afraid to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...result), but not knowing is just about driving me crazy. I was wondering if the results of a CBC would red flag a doctor to HIV? I have had many of these and wondered if somebody would have said something about seeing something strange? Read more »