Does complete blood count can diagnose HIV?

Not by itself. CBC may give you clues (like low lymphocyte count) but definitive dx of HIV infection requires identifying the virus (or antibodies to it) in the serum (blood)

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Does a complete blood count with diffrential test for the HIV virus?

No-CBC not the . Proper test for hiv. A complete blood cell count with or without a differential will not diagnose hiv. Read more...

My all blood count (CBC) are normal. Is it possible that I can be HIV positive.

Possible. Normal CBC does not rule out HIV. If you could have been exposed, get tested specifically for HIV and if the result is negative/normal, repeat the test in 6 months to be sure. Read more...

Does CBC reveal if a person is infected with HIV or in a risk of HIV because of the blood count?

Not really. A CBC will not show whether or not a person is infected with hiv. The HIV antibody or the HIV viral load test will do this. In advanced aids the CBC will show a low lymphocyte count but this is non-specific. Read more...

What is a complete blood count used to diagnose?

Anemia, And clues to the cause (mcv low, iron deficinency: MCHC high, b-12 deficiency), high or low white counts (leukemia and infection, high or low platelet count. It points to things being perfectly ok, or helps point a direction when someting is wrong. Read more...

Can a complete blood count test diagnose leukemia or other cancers?

Sometimes. Most leukemia have an abnormal CBC that will at least raise the suspicion of leukemia; leukemic cells in the blood are often sufficient to make the initial call; when leukemia is confined to the marrow ("aleukemic leukemia"), there are usually some suggstive CBC abnormalities. Most other cancers can't be spotted on the CBC and even in the advanced stages the CBC is often normal. Read more...
Usually leukemia. A CBC with differential can detect features worrisome for a leukemia (high or low white count, anemia, or thrombocytopenia). The automated machine can detect abnormal cells which flags for a technologist and/or pathologist to manually identify and count under the microscope. Then a flow cytometry test may be done to determine the lineage of the cells for the actual type of leukemia. Read more...

What does a complete blood count pick up?

Many things. It can shows signs of infection from thwe white blood cell account. Anemia and posible causes by the hematocrit and hemoglobin. Abnormalities of the platelets also can be used to help diagnose problem. The CBC is a good starting point to start your diagnosis of problems. Read more...

What all can a complete blood count show?

Anemia, infection, The blood count is useful to test for anemia, infection, indications of vitamin deficiency (b-12 and folate) and inherited abnormal hemoglobin. It can sometimes give a clue to leukemias and lymphomas, allergies and a few other things. Read more...