Aug 18, 2005
Greetings Doc. I have T4 360; VL<50 copies/ml and have been on Zerit, Videx,Stocrin since November 2000. On 05/29/2005, I did a Toxo check which resulted in IgG-473 UI/ml and IgM-Negative. I was put on Bactrim for a month which I took unfailingly. I then did a check on 08/06/2005 which resulted in IgG-495 UI/ml and IgM-Negative (all tests in same Lab by the ELFA Technique). I am confused about the increase in IgG. Is this indicative of an evolving condition? Please and thanks for your advice on my situation.
| Response from Dr. Henry
There is no need to follow the levels of your toxo IgG-they are not clinically of any merit (simply indicates a high likelihood of past infection which is common in the general population and not an issue for most HIV+ persons doing well on treatment with a CD4 count > 200). KH
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