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Normal Blood Count And Hiv

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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you and your
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Blood count and HIV

What is the relationship between blood count and HIV.Can an HIV infected person has a normal bllod count i.e between 4000 and 11000
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
yes they can. Read more »

Initial CD4 count tests

When one is getting the first lab results (specifically CD4 counts), how does one compare this with somebody who is HIV negative?Two specific questions:What is considered "normal range" of a CD4 blood count for somebody who is HIV negative? When...
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
...Normal range is about 500-1500. Normal percent is about 35-60%. CD4 percentage is usually an expression of the total of t lymphocytes. Read more »


Hi, i was recently tested for mono and i did not have it. The doctor said that my blood count was normal. Does hiv affect your blood count and if it does, at what stages of hiv does it affect 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
Yes, both early and late infection.MH Read more »


Dear Doc,Can some one have normal CBC even after a decade of Infection? How likely is it?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...A complete blood count (CBC) can be normal among persons with HIV infection. Clearly for those who have very advanced disease or opportunistic complications, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics provider will use to see what the virus is doing in (and to) your body. Your HIV specialist will also give you complete blood count test to check your overall numbers. For a complete list of tests you may want to get when you're first... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...(HCT). HCT is the percentage of RBCs in the blood. HGB and HCT are measured as part of a routine blood test called a complete blood count (CBC). A CBC should be done as part of your regular health exams. HGB levels for women should be about 12... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications? Blood Sugar Blood Fats See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 122 for tests included in the Chemistry Panel. For information on normal laboratory values,... Read more »
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Low WBC from a Complete Blood Count...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had a Complete Blood Count done for a regular physical exam. The results freaked me out, I have a low White Blood Count of 3.8 out of the lab norm of 4.5-11.0. Read more »

Neg at 8.5 wks but low "normal" white blood count

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had a CBC done which has only confirmed my fears since it shows a white blood cell count of 4.5 (rng 4.0-10.0), which while normal looks on the low side ... BKguy Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if u are infected with hiv does this show up in wbc counts? and does a normal blood test ever suggest a hiv test should be taken>? Read more »

White Blood Count Question

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...standard blood workup from the doctor and they say your white blood cell count is elevated would that correspond to a recent HIV exposure? I was not sure if an HIV exposure would cause a decreae in white blood cells or an increase. I realize... Read more »