Complete blood count explained

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Avatar f tn I had a complete blood count with differential yesterday that showed normal values for all ranges. Is this sufficient to show no HIV or is that a separate test?
Avatar n tn It is good that the CT scan was normal. Basing on your complete blood count, the significant result is the increased wbc or white blood cell. This may indicate infection. Although it is important that your symptoms should be correlated as well to the lab results. Was there a urinalysis done? With pain in your kidney area, nausea and vomiting, one differential is a urinary tract infection. It is best that you talk to your attending. Direct clinical examination is essential.
Avatar f tn I was wondering if anyone has had several CBC's and had slightly elevated white blood count? The last 3-4 times in which I've had a complete blood count they notice that it's elevated but not to the point where it becomes a concern ( so the doctor says) but I still find it strange.
Avatar f tn Has anyone else been told that they had an elevated white blood count? Is this normal during pregnancy?
Avatar n tn My RE explained that the first morning of seeing clear red blood should count as day one. So if your period start late in the day or during the evening - count the next morning as day one. So, you can have your FSH count done on Monday. Good luck!
Avatar m tn I thought that CD4+ (T-cells and macrophages) are a major constituent of the white blood cells... wouldn't then, the WBC count be low in the case of HIV...
Avatar f tn m out now but for how long?
Avatar n tn Are there any other signs or symptoms present? Chest x-ray, complete blood count and complete medical and physical examination is needed to help with the diagnosis. It would be best to see your doctor to rule out any differentials and to reach a complete diagnosis. Take care and regards.
Avatar n tn hello, I just took a home pregnancy test about a week ago and it showed positive so I scheduled a blood test with the doctor and it also came back positive but they said I am only A WEEK this posible? I thought that a home pregnancy test would not reveal pregnancy for at least 3 weeks.
Avatar n tn Normally simple blood tests results like hemogram, total cell count, complete blood checkup, blood sugar, electrolytes etc are available the same day. Some times the tests are done and the report not uploaded on the computer due to technical delays. So if you do not get them by tomorrow, yes, definitely follow this up. Hope this helps. Take care!
457438 tn?1302068407 I consulted the Doctor again today because I don’t get complete relief from fever and cough. He advice to do blood and urine test. After test my Platelet count is 2.8 Lakhs and TC is 4400 CELLE/CUMS. He checked the test result and retest after two days. He said that PC and TC level are low. May be Dengue/Viral fever. Can u advice me?
683231 tn?1467323017 Lucinda is saying that even low levels of virus (not those just considered below the level of quantification) does not mean treatment failure in Harvoni patients. I believe that is true of Viekira Pak patients as well. This happened to a few in my trial. The only thing I disagree with is she writes of the Abbvie Assay what undetected means, " This means that if you have 12 IU/ml of hepatitis C (HCV RNA) in your blood, the test will detect it.
Avatar m tn In November 2013, my heart doctor asked me a complete blood count, along with other test (cholesterol, triglycerides, etc.). Everything was normal with the red cells, but the white cells were low (4090/mm3) and there were more leucocytes (2740/mm3) than neutrophils (920/mm3). She asked me about HIV and I replied her that I have been tested twice.
Avatar n tn They can also result from autoimmune disorders, such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, bone marrow disorders such as leukemia, inflammation of the veins, as a side effect of certain medications, viral infections, such as EBV or Dengue and septicemia or infection in blood. A complete blood count, urine examination and a blood culture may be required to reach a diagnosis. Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
Avatar f tn The number of white blood cells (WBCs) in the blood. The WBC is usually measured as part of the CBC (complete blood count). White blood cells are the infection-fighting cells in the blood. There are different types of white blood cells, including neutrophils (polymorphonuclear leukocytes; PMNs), band cells (slightly immature neutrophils), T-type lymphocytes (T cells), B-type lymphocytes (B cells), monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils.
Avatar n tn MCHC is a HGB. reading in the RBC...this is an HCV forum. Do you have HCV?
952564 tn?1268368647 // "Bipolar disorder cannot currently be identified through a blood test or a brain scan, but these tests can help rule out other contributing factors, such as a stroke or brain tumor.
1305767 tn?1361192676 2) Any family history for colon disorders-- ie colitis 3)Any blood inn the stool 4)Any abnormal labs including complete blood count, Sed rate/CRP (markers of inflammation), liver tests Chronic pain needs to be explained--always. I have had several patients with localized colitis (crohns disease, ulcerative colitis); chronic appendicitis, right sided diverticulitis, and even cancers (lymphoma and colon cancer--but usually over the age of 40) with similar symptoms.