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Update on "5 Doses Missed"
Jul 16, 2006

Hi. Just wanted to update you on what my numbers were after the incident of missing 5 doses of Truvada. The labs taken immediately BEFORE I missed the doses (and two weeks after starting meds) were very disappointing....CD4s dropped from 172 to 117! VL stayed basically the same at 56,000. But the labs taken 5 weeks after meds, 3 weeks after the missed doses, showed CD4s going to 295 (and up from 13% to 17%) and VL plummeting from 56,000 to 113. I'm encouraged. Thanks again for your advice.

Response from Dr. Sherer

Thank you for providing this follow up.

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