Lab tests to monitor HIV - Living with HIV, part 4
This two-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about lab tests used to monitor HIV after it is first diagnosed, and to monitor HIV infection over the long term. The document provides brief descriptions of the following lab tests: CD4 count, CD4 percentage, viral load, drug-resistance testing, complete blood count (CBC), serum chemistry panel, sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening, anal and cervical pap smears, hepatitis A, B, and C tests, tuberculosis (TB) test, toxoplasmosis screening, and lipid panel (cholesterol and triglycerides).
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