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Hep C Viral Load Test

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Hep C Viral Load vs HIV Viral Load

...with AIDS. CD4 64 and Viral Load 491,000. When I told the doctor about me being a Hep C recovery victim he wanted to do a Hep C viral load test.The results came back and my Hep C Viral Load was 10. I am wondering if a Viral Load for HIV/AIDS...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I suspect you had testing of your hepatitis C viral load test with an ultrasensitive assay and you have a viral load that is nearly non-detectable. Yes, I agree that you need follow Read more »

Reactive with Hep C but viral load low

I had Hep C and went on the therapy for it and it went undetected and my test came back negative... Read more »

how long for results to come back

...Is a four day turn around long enough for hep c viral load test results thank you Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...result means that you have been infected with hep C. However, some people recover from hep C without treatment, so you need a hep C viral load test to know if you have chronic infection. Hep C viral load testing is recommended if you have been at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable Levels

...Vertex Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday released results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental drug VX-950 lowered hepatitis C viral loads to undetectable levels, the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports (AP/ Houston Chronicle , 2/7).... 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...co-infected men, detectable levels of both HIV and hepatitis C virus have been found in the semen, which means that transmission of hep C through semen is at least a possibility. Many of these factors apply to more than just poz men -- they also... Read more »
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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 »

HEP C

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If someone is already infected with Hepatitis C, and is exposed to HIV afterwards, will this cause a delay in production of HIV antibodies??? 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 »

viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ? And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »