What baseline tests are performed in newly diagnosed patients with HIV infection?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Shelley A Gilroy, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Baseline laboratory studies for other infections (eg, tuberculosis) are important in the initial workup of a patient with newly diagnosed HIV infection. In addition, baseline levels of factors that may be affected by antiretroviral therapy (eg, lipids) should be measured.

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