Regiment Change follow-up
Dec 24, 2007
I have been on the current regiment for 3 years and never achieved an undetectable status, lowest viral load achieved 150 copies ML. Point being I have no side effects on the current regimment. I have friends who achieve undetect status yet have had several regiment changes. I "STRONGLY" feel there is an over emphasis on the short term fix versus the long haul. Is a Viral load 150 copies ML over sveral years substantial enough to merit a complete regiment change ? Waiting on resistance labs.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
If you never achieved an undetectable viral load (< 50) and have remained "detectable", but only with a copy of 150, and that has not changed at all over 3 years, then I wouldn't be concerned. It is unlikely though that any lab will perform a resistance test on your virus, as they usually require a viral load of > 1,000 to do the test.
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