|Interpreting: copies/ ml?
Aug 12, 2005
Hello, exactley how is 400 copies/ml. under HIV-1 RNA Copies/ml to be interpreted? Is it 400 HIV-1 Viruses composed of 2 RNA strands enclosed in a single gp-120 capsule per ml or is it 200 viruses composed of 2 RNA strands enclosed in a single gp-120 capsule per ml. Or is it something entirely different? Thanks for the knowledge, Scott.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
No, it's 400 copies of RNA and it is not expressed as the number of copies in virus particles.
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