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Undetectable Viral Load and HIV Testig

Aug 13, 2006

My husband was diagnosed in May of 06. On his last appointment, the doctor informed him of him having a undetectable VL. Is it possible for someone with an undetectable VL to test negative on a HIV test?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

People who are not infected with HIV would test negative on HIV antibody and undetectable on HIV viral load tests. People who are infected can have undetectable HIV viral loads and positive HIV antibody tests.

abnormal high CD-4 cells
UNDETECTABLE- without meds

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