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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests

TheBody regularly partners with some of the leading HIV care providers in the country to bring you information about every aspect of HIV/AIDS -- prevention, treatment, legal issues, mental health concerns, you name it. This section on understanding HIV-related lab test results is a prime example: Throughout these pages, you'll see questions from real folks, along with answers from top experts in the field.

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Antibiotic's effect on syphilis test

Sir my question is: Are result of syphilis blood test such RPR are affected by antibiotics use? I am Worried , plz help

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Ct chest w/contrast

What do these results mean? My doctor said everything is normal. But I had an abnormal xray before my ct scan. This is my ct scan results Clinical indication:shortness of breath, chest pain. Abnormal chest xray. Tobacco abuse in the past, patient den...

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CD4 count 534 with Viral Load Undetectable

Dear Doctor, First time here at the Body forum; I have 534 CD4 count, and undetectable Viral load. However, on my previous test of CD4 count it was 700+ and now 534, I would like to know if this kind of fluctuation is normal? Thank you very much

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B 12

Is B12 injection suitable for h I V person?

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Rpr titer

Hello! I got diagnosed with a UTI and got blood tested and STD screening. On my profolio online it says my RPR Titer is a value of 1:32. Is that the UTI infection that is causing it to be 1:32? They took my blood for HIV and i was negative. But, 2 y...

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Titer 1:64 which stage is it classified

Titer 1:64 which stage is it classified

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RPR: 1:1 Non-reactive

These are my lab results from 2 years ago, my obgyn never explained it to me and I only came across it now. It was never explained to me.. HEP. A Ab., TOTAL Reactive * Non-Reactive (Reactive showing in bold) Hep. B CORE Ab. IGG Non-Reactive Non-React...

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about RPR

hi, Doctor my child is testing a RPR now his 1:4dill is low or high

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hpv

How do you get tested if u have no symptoms

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Relation between range and % of CD4

I would like to know the range of CD4 in 20- 45%.please