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T Helper Cells

I read that T cells are some special type of Lymphocytes. I had a CBC today and it contains a test as Lymphocytes %. Is it the same as T cells ? Can we check T cells from Lymphocytes?
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186166 tn?1385259382
if someone is wanting to know their hiv status...a test designed to be specific for that is needed.
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get an hiv test if you are worried about HIV!!
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480448 tn?1426948538
As the other respondants have said....you cannot diagnose HIV through standard bloodwork like a CBC (complete blood count).  An HIV antibody test will give you the answers you seek if you had a risk.
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