Mar 1, 2001
I have a question about the viral load. Does a higher viral load also mean a higher transmission rate, a higher risk of infecting somebody else? And does a high viral load also mean that a person was infected for a longer period than thought? Thank you for taking the time to answer my question!
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Viral load levels do not indicate length of infection. There is reasonable correlation between higher viral loads and risk of transmission. MH
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