|same infection date, very different labs
Jul 17, 2011
Thanks for your time. My partner and I were diagnosed a month ago. It was my symptoms that prompted a test. I had a fever we couldn't explain and thrush. My results showed a CD4 of 25 and a vl of 1.9 mil. His initial labs were cd4 of 460 and vl of 540. I work in emergency health care and he for an insurance company. What are some reasons that my numbers are so much higher? We've narrowed down our exposure to April 2009.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Most likely is the difference in your immune system's ability to control infection with the same or similar virus strains.
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