|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: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Labs/Archive/Relationship/Q207169.html
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.
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