A 53 year gentleman from Haryana with recently detected HIV 1 presented with complaints of weakness, weight loss and low grade fever for 10-15 days. Investigations revealed Hb 6 gm, WBC - 2800, platelets - 1,69,000, CD4 count- 59, HIV VL - 18,900 copies/ml. VDRL & TPHA was positive.
Contrast CT chest and abdomen did not reveal any significant lymphadenopathy or chest infiltrates.
Peripheral smear is shown:
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