How Often Is The Viral Load Checked
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe plasma HIV level is not critical in many situations for the decision of starting HIV treatment. Clinical status and CD4 count can be used in many situations for monitoring. HIV RNA levels are often useful in monitoring effective HIV therapy once... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyViral load testing is a deceptive practice, as the results are skewed in such a way as to reflect a number of viral units that is far greater than the number of CD4 cell units.
For example: let's assume your viral load results are 100,000 and your... Read more »
Posted by hivstudent, 1 ReplyI am waiting on my Viral Load and CD4+ count for the first time after diagnosis! and It is gonna be 2 weeks until I can get them, due to Orthodox Easter vacations.
if some of you has read my last post you would know, I am 3rd year med student! and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHey all. Im the "oral DOES =HIV" guy. Well it looks like gmanbill and deb tex are right on. just one question. I went to the doctor and told him my symptoms. He checked me out from head to toe. He was just as concerned as I was, as I had swollen... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThe Failure of Viral Load Tests
JAMA Study Shakes AIDS Science, Angers HIV Advocates
A nationwide team of orthodox AIDS researchers led by doctors Benigno Rodriguez and Michael Lederman of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland are disputing the... Read more »
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