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Oct 18, 2006

what are the effects of ZIDOVUDINE 300MG on hiv test

Response from Dr. Henry

Zidovudine does not effect the HIV antibody test. For the plasma HIV RNA level (viral load test), zidovudine may decrease the HIV level modestly when used as a single agent (recommended to use zidovudine in combination with at least 2 other HIV medications for best benefit). KH

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