CD34 is a type of test conducted during the time of bone marrow transfer.
What is CD34?
CD34 is a test conducted to determine whether the patient is a good candidate for bone marrow transfer. The CD34 is one of the HLA marker tests that have to be done to determine if the marrow matches with the patient. A low count of CD34 indicates that the person is having some health-related problems.
Why is CD34 suggested?
CD34 is suggested when a patient is presented with the following symptoms,
- Sudden infection.
- Pain in the body.
- Continuous infection.
- Muscle pain.
- A new lump.
How is CD34 test performed?
The CD34 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 for the vein to pop out. (1)
CD34 tests provide perfect results.
What are the parameters measured in CD34?
The parameters measured in CD34 are,
- CD34 levels are measured.
- The doctor conducts a blood test to confirm the disorder or a donor match by measuring the count of CD34 and various other test results. (1)
Preparation before performing CD34
Before the CD34 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 CD34
Post-care after CD34 testing is,
- The patient can leave after the test is done. It is a simple non-invasive procedure.
- The doctor will order some advanced tests to confirm the disease and then he will start the treatment.
Sample types in CD34
The sample types in CD34 are,
Side effects of CD34 test
Common Side effects of CD34 tests are,
- The patent might experience pain while drawing blood.