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approximate time of infection

Jul 13, 2008

I have recently been diagnosed HIV +. My first lab results showed a CD4 count of 650 and Viral load of 2145. Any idea as to when I was infected based on these numbers?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Those test results can not determine when you were infected. If you had previous negative HIV antibody tests, then you would know approximately when you were infected. Those results are actually quite good and indicate you don't need HIV treatment at this point.

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