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viral load

Feb 6, 2011

my cd4 was 307 and viral load 5, new test shows cd4 is up to 377 but viral load is also up to 184000!!! what to do? need I worry?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

I suspect that your first viral load result of 5, is actually 5 logs or 100,000 copies/mL and not a copy number of 5. That would make more sense as a copy number of 184,000 is 5.26 log10 copy/mL, and therefore no real difference between those two viral load numbers.

Can my viral load decrease dramatically, even without meds?

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