|viral load reference
Jan 6, 2012
hello doctor, is there any base level viral load above which HAART is recommended to start?
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
While high viral loads (>100,000 copies/ml) favor the more rapid initiation of HIV treatment, the viral load value alone is generally not used as measure of when to start treatment.
That said, there is a trend towards recommending the initiation of treatment in more and more people, as medications become better tolerated and more effective.
Be well, BY
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