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Nov 27, 2000

dear doctor,

a quick question, could you please elaborate on how logs are translated into viral loads?

i had a test back that said log 1.7 what would this translate in viral load language??

thanks for your time, regards.

pb.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

A quick math lesson. 1.7 logs = 50 copies. The relationship is this: 1 log =10, 2log = 100, 3log=1,000 4log = 10,000 etc. Anything in between, ie. 4,000 copies = 3.6 logs.

MH



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