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Cd4 Count And Viral Load

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CD4 Count and Viral Load

I have been on the HIV medication for about a year now when I was diagnose with HIV my CD4 Count was 265 and Viral load about 1060 my recent test showed that my Viral load is currently on 220 and my CD4 count 365. What do I need to do to make it...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...had a pretty good increase in CD4 count over the year, not getting to undetectable in a year after starting with such a low viral load to begin with seems curious. The viral load is too low now to get a resistance test. It may require an... Read more »

Relation between CD4 count and Viral load

...the world.I just want to know the relation between CD4 count and viral load . i guess if the CD4... Read more »

Cd4 Count & Viral Load

Thanks first off for your work on this forum, it really helps in more ways than one. My latest labs... Read more »
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Trizivir Plus Efavirenz Potent for Naive Patients With Low CD4 Counts and High Viral Loads

...failure and the emergence of drug resistance. This has become important given the general observation that people with very low CD4 cell counts or extremely high viral loads are at greater risk of treatment failure than those with "healthier"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effects of Early Syphilis on CD4 Counts and HIV-1 RNA Viral Loads in Blood and Semen

... The researchers conducted a retrospective case-controlled study comparing blood plasma HIV-1 viral loads and CD4 counts in cases during early syphilis (n=63, 27 receiving antiretroviral therapy) to those before and after syphilis Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

...published in the denialist journal Reappraising AIDS , authors Christine Johnson and Paul Philpott demonstrate their scorn for viral load measurements in the title of their discussion, "Viral Load of Crap." Focusing on the 1995 Ho and Shaw ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial/Ethnic Difference in CD4T Cell Count and Viral Load at Presentation for Medical Care and in Follow-up After HIV-1 Infection

...patients (median 372 cell/mm 3 , n=178. The distribution of HIV-1-RNA levels also differed significantly. The initial median viral load for white patients was 25,026 copies/ml and for black patients it was 21,489 copies/ml, whereas the median... Read more »
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33rd day elisa,cd4 count, and Viral load accurate?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply fever (finally). He ordered a full CBC, tested for clap, syph, gohn, Elisa (I don't know what gen.) CD4 count, and a RNA (viral load). I had like 9 vilals of blood taken. Well this was on day # 33 after my possible exposure to HIV (i recieved... Read more »

CD4+Tcell count indicative of nothing.

Posted by TonyF, 4 Replies
This, rather than being a myth the public promotes, could be considered a myth that the medical establishment promotes. We are led to believe that our bi-yearly doctor checkup of our CD4+Tcell count is a good baseline determination of where we... Read more »


Posted by slitter028, 1 Reply
I have taken Trizivir ever since it came out. The standard dosing is 1 tab bid. My doc has told me on several occasions that i can take both pills at once if it was more convienent for me, because i take viread also, which is once a day, which would... Read more »

Casting Call for HIV+ Adult Men and Women

Posted by castingcall
...shortly to see if you qualify. There are a series of questions I may need to ask about the medication you're on as well as your CD4 count and viral load. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you. Alexa HIV+ Adults 25yrs and up. All... Read more »