Examination To Monitor ARV Drugs?
Good afternoon, I want to ask what laboratory tests are used to monitor ARV drugs in people with HIV?
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There are several laboratory tests that are usually used in monitoring HIV-infected patients undergoing antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, including: CD4 count, viral load, complete peripheral blood, type count, liver function, blood glucose control profile, urine examination, and investigations other according to indications that may be found in patients.
We recommend that you consult directly with a doctor or internist who treats patients regarding laboratory examinations needed to monitor the patient's condition. Patients are encouraged to always take ARV drugs regularly according to doctor's recommendations. To enrich your horizons, you can read articles about laboratory examinations on monitoring patients with HIV infection receiving ARV therapy. Thus information from us. Hopefully always healthy. May be useful.