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Fasting blood test

May 3, 2008

Dear Dr.

Can a fasting blood test affect the viral load test? I have been undectable for the past year until I had a fasting blood test and the vl came back at 122. Thank you.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

No that would not affect the test. It is likely this is a blip and related to assay variability and therefore not significant.

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