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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