Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
   
Ask the Experts About

Understanding Your LabsUnderstanding Your Labs
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Please answer me,Doc.
Aug 2, 2002

I found an article from CDC AIDS education book written that the number of HIV in each bodily fluids announced in the books or webs needs consideration.CDC book says that the number comes from artificial control under lab condition, so the actual number of viruses is much smaller. Is it true?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Many studies have been done in people (not created in the lab), which compare the virus levels in blood to semen, spinal fluid, etc. In essentially all those studies, viral levels in these other compartments is less than blood. On the other hand, virus levels in lymph nodes is much higher.



Previous
Undetectable Viral Load without Meds
Next
Viral Load

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement