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A 28-year-old male asked:

I have cbc test where monocytes are high, liver enzymes alt high; also ebv igg positive, cmv igg positive cmv igm normal.. hiv negative at 32 weeks.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would help to have the actual values of the results. The one item of interest is high ALT. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely for three months and redo the test. Other results are okay.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Provided original answer
Viral infections can cause these findings. Unless is it a chronic infection like Hep C or Hep B it should clear up. Some medications can also raise ALT.
Aug 28, 2014

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