Effects Of Viral Load On Body
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Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineWhile not every bodily fluid has been studied in this way, we do know that thereis a correlation between plasma viral load and the amount of virus in some bodily fluids. We also know that people with high viral loads are more infectious (they... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,No, we do not have reliable information as to how often this phenomenon occurs. As you can probably imagine it is quite challenging to conclusively prove that a particular strain of HIV was transmitted to an already infected individual. This... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.(1,2) When HIV viral load is undetectable (especially as a result of HIV medications), the risk of disease progression, AIDS, organ damage or transmission of HIV is dramatically reduced.(3) With the rare exception of... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineUsually CD4 counts decrease and symptoms and opportunistic infections can develop if the CD4 count goes below 200.... Read more »
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