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Hcv Viral Load

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HCV Viral load

...I'm coinfected since 1984.I stoped using drugs in 1985. My HCV viral load for the last years has been between 5 and 6 million.Last week I received the results of the last lab and I have 13 million.
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
...A HCV viral load of about 5 million is average. A two-fold increase to 13 million is really not that different clinically and could be within... assay variability. The current HCV viral load assays have a range of 40 to 100 million. Read more »

HCV viral load

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Explain HCV Viral Load Lab Result

...I just received my lab results on my HCV viral load. A previous test showed my viral load was... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Boceprevir: Effective in Previous Non-Responders

...this, participants were monitored for an additional 24 weeks. At the end of 24 weeks of monitoring, they were then assessed for HCV viral load. Group 2 (boceprevir + standard therapy): 4 weeks of therapy with peginterferon + ribavirin, followed... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

...Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and blood clotting tests. Liver Function Tests The lab tests called "liver function... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Boceprevir: The Sprint Study, Phase III Results

...this, participants were monitored for an additional 24 weeks. At the end of 24 weeks of monitoring they were then assessed for HCV viral load. Group 2 (boceprevir + standard therapy): 4 weeks peginterferon + ribavirin, followed by 44 weeks of... 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 »
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HIV/HCV

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply
...considered a low viral load for HCV and anyone with a chronic infection would have some viral load. Does anyone understand HCV viral loads? Is 244,000 something we should sit up and take a look at? He's been co-infected for about 21 years,... Read more »

HCV/HIC coinfection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...upper right abdomen and the corresponding area on my back, accompanied by discomfort and abdominal bloating. This is probably HCV at least, as it has a longer window period, but couldn't co-infection result in a longer window period for HIV due... Read more »

Anyone thinking of taking a PCR please read!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...different labs by separate phlebotomy dates, but undetectable ( Answer from Dr. Gallant: "It would be a good idea to repeat his viral load using a bDNA assay, to be sure that he doesn't have a non-B sub-clade. However, there are people,... 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 »