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2,342 Possible Causes for Complete Blood Count Abnormal, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Positive STD Test

  • Gonorrhea

    The possibility that positive test results may be false should be considered when patients have unanticipated positive test results.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Next Steps After Testing Positive for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia Data and Surveillance California STD Data National STD Data Resources for Providers CDC Division of STD Prevention[cdph.ca.gov] Before conducting a follow-up of a positive STD-test result, public health professionals should consult the patient’s health-care provider if possible to verify the diagnosis[cdc.gov]

  • Hepatitis B

    During the incubation period and during the acute phase of the illness, surface antigen-antibody complexes may be found in the sera of some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The antigen persists during the acute illness and usually clears from the circulation during convalescence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The surface antigen appears in the sera of most patients during the incubation period, 2–8 weeks before biochemical evidence of liver damage or onset of jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatitis A

    Hepatitis A virus (HAV) causes an acute infection and is usually asymptomatic in children. When clinical manifestations appear, these include choluria, jaundice, and abdominal pain. Although infrequent, extra-hepatic manifestations related to HAV have been described, affecting the heart, bone marrow, blood vessels, and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Patients with a "discharge," or possibility of having an STD, usually will have the discharge tested for STD organisms (for example, Neisseria and Chlamydia).[rxlist.com] A positive urinalysis is usually detection of about two to five leukocytes (white blood cells), about 15 bacteria per high-power microscopic field, and a positive nitrite[rxlist.com]

  • Primary HIV Infection

    Labs: Initial labs at time of diagnosis Labs often abnormal at diagnosis Complete Blood Count with Platelet Count Thrombocytopenia (45%) Leukopenia (40%) Liver Function Test[fpnotebook.com] In the emergency department, the patient appeared acutely ill, was febrile, tachycardic, hypotensive, and slow to respond to commands.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] infections in 3,789 people tested; 8% of those with HIV infection were acutely infected (antibody findings negative, antigen findings positive).[reference.medscape.com]

  • Influenza

    Some patients appear acutely ill, with some weakness and respiratory findings, whereas others appear only mildly ill.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] varies among patients who present with influenza.[emedicine.medscape.com] Upon examination, patients may have some or all of the following findings: Fever of 100-104 F; fever is generally lower in elderly patients than in young adults Tachycardia[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Acute Sinusitis

    A case of balloon frontal sinuplasty in a 12-year old male with intracranial abscess from acute sinusitis is presented. The patient experienced photophobia, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting. Frontal sinusitis with intracranial abscess was diagnosed on imaging. The patient was taken to the operating room for[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Toxoplasmosis

    ) in the complete blood count.[petmd.com] Routine laboratory tests -- such as a complete blood count, biochemistry profile, and urinalysis -- are also used to confirm infection.[petmd.com] Conversely, during recovery, the complete blood count may reveal an increased number of white blood cells, an indication of the increased activity of the infection fighting[petmd.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Other tests your doctor might order include a complete blood count (CBC) to see if your blood platelet count is lower than normal and if lymphocytes are abnormal, and a chemistry[encyclopedia.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Acute Renal Failure

    Acute kidney injury (AKI) is commonly encountered in critically ill patients and appears to exert an important modifying effect on mortality and health resource utilization[sccm.org]

    Missing: Positive STD Test