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Overview brief

CD3 is a type of test used to confirm the presence of T- cell lymphoma. It is used to find the problems existing in the immune system of the patient.

What is CD3?

CD3 is a test conducted to detect the presence of T cell lymphoma. The CD3 cells should be a perfect total of CD4 and CD8. This test is used to detect various diseases like HIV, Cancer, autoimmune disorder etc…

Why is CD3 suggested?

CD3 is suggested when a patient is presented with the following symptoms, 

  • Sudden infection.
  • Pain in the body.
  • Continuous infection.
  • Muscle pain.

How is a CD3 test performed?

The  CD3 Test is performed by,

  • The blood is drawn from the vein of the patient with the help of a needle.
  • The injection site is cleaned properly with antiseptic lotion and a chord is tied to separate the vein for easy access.

CD3 tests provide perfect results.

What are the parameters measured in CD3?

The parameters measured in CD3  are,

  • The doctor conducts a blood test to confirm the disorder by measuring the count of all CD3, CD4, and CD8. (1)

Preparation before performing CD3

Before the CD3 test the patients should,

  • Inform about the previous medical history and medications to the doctors.
  • Certain medications can affect the result of the test.

Post-care after CD3

Post-care after CD3 testing is,

  • The patient can leave immediately after the test is done. It is a simple non-invasive procedure.

Sample types in CD3

The sample types in CD3 are,

  • Blood samples.


Side effects of CD3 test

Common Side effects of CD3 tests are,

  • The patient might experience pain while drawing blood.

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