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RE: Dischordance... Blip or What?

Mar 30, 2014

Thank you for taking my question. I'm sorry I didn't give the numbers. The absolute count was 787 and percentage 56, VL 4217

Response from Dr. Holodniy

In general, I would not be concerned. Your CD4 count and percent are both in the normal range and your HIV viral load is in the low range. There is no urgency to start HIV treatment at this point, although many experts believe that all people with HIV infection should be on HIV meds regardless of CD4 count or viral load level to maximally preserve immune function.

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