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Hcv Viral Load Levels

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I have a lab test result I was wondering if you could explain a little. It says the test done was "HCV QN by DNA" And that the result was "16741" I assume that the 16741 is my viral load level. if so, how would this be rated in a low/high...
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
If that is in absolute copy numbers or international units, that would be considered a very low level. Read more »

HCV RNA Qnt Real-Time PCR 6.3 (log 10)

What does my test result mean? HCV RNA Qnt Real-Time PCR 6.3 log 10 value, viral load result for... Read more »

is hcv rna quant real time pcr high

If my hcv rna quant real time pcr is 4240725 and 6.63 is that considered really elevated and cause... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genotype, Enzyme Levels, and Viral Load Are Clues to Hepatitis C Virus Outcomes

...interferon alfa, or with standard interferon. The patients, who underwent therapy for 6-12 months, also received ribavirin. "A viral load at treatment week four above 450,000 IU/mL and at week 12 above 30,000 IU/mL was 100 percent predictive for... Read more »
The Well Project

Treatment of Hepatitis C

...60% forgenotype 2 or 3 and about 30% for genotype 1. People receiving HCV treatment should have their liver function tests andHCV viral load levels monitored regularly, since this can show how welltreatment is working. If your HCV level has not... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...patients who were HCV-negative. The patients were matched by age, sex, ethnicity, and antiretroviral regimens. Trends in HIV viral loads and CD4 counts along with liver function tests (LFTs) were examined. The researchers concluded that unlike... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

When HIV and HCV Cohabitate

...Infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) in those already infected with HIV poses some particular concerns resulting from the specific interaction of these two viruses Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply for the next 3 weeks and our PCP is well.....a PCP. I can access the most of his test results on line. His Hepatitis viral load is 244,000, it was posted last night. I don't have a baseline to compare with. I don't think he's ever... Read more »

CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
...I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

viral load

Posted by kaliboo, 2 Replies
...I've been trying to find out what your viral load is (approximately, of course) shortly after being infected... and have had no luck... So I guess I'm just wondering... what Read more »

Preparing for treatment

Posted by JimDandyinLO, 3 Replies
...(650/15,000), should I try to talk him out of the Norvir, which I understand is responsible for the worst side effects? (I'm also HCV+, expecting to start treatment late summer.) Jim Read more »