Lab Work (Sept 07)

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Blood Matters

El doctor dice

Complete Blood Count

CD4 Cell Count

HIV Viral Load

Drug Resistance Testing

Two Newcomers

The Chem Screen

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Blood Matters

by Derek Thaczuk



Many of us can’t stand the sight of blood or needles. But if you’re living with HIV, blood tests are an important tool for keeping you healthy. Here we make it easy to understand the important parts of your lab tests—what they do, what they mean and what you and your doctor can do to keep you healthy.


4 = the number of times per year you should have lab work done if you’re on HIV medication (two times per year if you’re not)

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Blood Matters
by Derek Thaczuk

El doctor dice
by Derek Thaczuk
Dr. Antonio Urbina of St. Vincent’s Comprehensive HIV Center in New York City helps you understand your lab work 

Complete Blood Count

CD4 Cell Count

HIV Viral Load

Drug Resistance Testing

Two Newcomers

The Chem Screen

Our Cover Story
by Derek Thaczuk



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