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can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis just like what you take in school check ups? pls answer. Read more »

Failed a Urinalysis

Posted by SDNavy, 4 Replies
Hey,

I recently had a random urinalysis at work, and come to find out I failed it. I do not do illegal drugs, but I do take the meds my doctor have prescribed to me. I am getting mixed answers from various doctors as to wether or not my meds can make... Read more »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
anonymous Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It seems there's a lot of confusion about test procedures for chlamydia. The best way to test is by taking a swab and/or urine test. Blood test may or maynot pick up chlamydia and there seems to be a lot of false positive readings via blood tests.... Read more »
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urinalysis

During possible ars, my urinalysis revealed high levels of bilirubin and moderate levels of ketone, a trace of protein & blood. Could this be related to hiv? I was later found to have EBV,VCA was >170, nuclear antigen was >85. Early...
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
These are very nonspecific findings and could be related to a variety of infections or noninfectious problems.... Read more »

Urinalysis

I was just going over my copy of recent labs and seen a something that concerned me. The urinalysis test showed under protien: + (30 mg/dl) Is this of concern? I thought that is wasn't good to have any protein value in urine. My doctor...
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
This is a very nonspecific finding and could be related to a multitude of things. I suggest you discuss this with your doctor.... Read more »

can hemogram and urinalysis indicate ARV therapy

I have been requested to take a hemogram and urinalysis as part of a recruitment process. I have been on HAART for 2.5 years now and my CD4 has gone from 67 to 420 over the period.I have adhered strictly to medication, do regular exercise, and have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A hemogram and urinalysis will not detect ARV therapy. Dr. Bob... Read more »

Understanding urinalysis report-what are casts?

I have my son's urinalysis report and for "casts it reads 3-4 granular and says casts per low power field occas hyaline cast per LPF cylindroids present. What does this mean? Our dr refered us to a urologist. But I am worried about...
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
Urine casts are essentially a protein-containing cast of a kidney tubule. A urologist or nephrologist would deal with the interpretation of such findings in the urine.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection in a Subgroup of Young Men in the UK

Few data are available about frequency of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among men in the United Kingdom in settings outside of genitourinary medicine clinics. The largest study, in conjunction with the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson Joins Board of Alameda, Calif. Firm

Earvin "Magic" Johnson has agreed to join the board of directors of Calypte Biomedical Corp. to raise awareness about its new HIV testing product. Alameda-based Calypte has developed a system to test urine samples for HIV-1. "The fear of a blood... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

A chlamydia test for males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, say British researchers. Dr. Helen H. Lee of the University of Cambridge and colleagues... Read more »