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keeping you posted (but with an anomaly?)

Jul 17, 2010

I've posted my previous 14 lab results; you last responded to my post on March 7. Here's the link:

Had my latest (June 2010) results come in, and they're a bit... weird. CD4 absolute 834, CD4% 37%. OK, so far so good. But VL: also 834 copies/ml. Hmmm. 834 and 834. Fluke, statistical weirdness, or almost certainly a lab error? (The doc has contacted the lab.) Thought you might have some input and/or get a "kick" out of this numerical convergence.


Response from Dr. Holodniy

At least it's not a harmonic convergence. Yes, seems improbable. Even with the same sample tested twice or multiple times the likelihood of getting the exact same copy number is almot zero.

CD4 Count increase but percentage unchanged
help! my son was molested!

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