Study of hematological manifestations in hiv/aids at medical College Hospital Kota
Volume : 1
Issue : 3
Online ISSN : XXXX
Print ISSN : XXXX
Article First Page : 47
Article End Page : 49
Introduction: Haematological abnormalities are common findings in patients infected by HIV virus. The common findings include anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia or pancytopenia.
Materials and Methods: It was a hospital based observational descriptive study conducted in department of medicine and ART centre at Government Medical College Kota and associated group of hospital.
Results: Leucopenia was seen in 44% cases and thrombocytopenia in 12% of cases. Hemoglobin level below 10gm% was seen in 63%. Blood urea level was 110.95±111.38gm/l and S. creatine level was 2.703±3.12mg/dl. Liver marker was higher than normal level.
Conclusion: Hematological abnormalities were common in patients with Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome.
Keywords: Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Hematological manifestations, Hemoglobin, Liver function test, Kidney function test.