CD4 Count

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    blood sample




    Age group

    Above 10 years

    The CD4 count test is also known as the CD4 lymphocyte count test. This test helps to measure the strength of the immune system in case one has diagnosed with HIV infection. It also helps to monitor the effectiveness of undergoing treatment for HIV. The CD4 count test is done: • In case one is diagnosed with HIV infection • To monitor undergoing antiretroviral therapy • After every 6 to 12 months post-antiretroviral therapy

    faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Frequently asked questions

    To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
    HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency virus. This virus attacks the immune system of the body.
    The signs and symptoms of HIV infection include sudden weight loss, night sweats, fever, extreme tiredness, swollen lymph nodes, white spots in mouth or throat, chronic diarrhea, pneumonia, reddish splotches on skin or mouth, forgetfulness, and depression.
    The risk factors for HIV infections include having unprotected sex with multiple partners, sharing needles for drugs, people diagnosed with hepatitis, tuberculosis, or sexually transmitted infections.
    There are mainly three stages of HIV infection that include Stage 1: Acute HIV infection, Stage 2: Chronic HIV infection, and Stage 3: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.

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    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results