Hepatitis Viral Load
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New York University, School of MedicineIt is really not the HCV viral load that predicts the outcome of hepatitis C, it is the biopsy report. Unlike HIV, the viral load has little to do with the prognosis. The liver biopsy score for fibrosis on a 0-4 scale is like t cells, with 4 being... Read more »
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Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable LevelsCambridge, Mass.-based pharmaceutical company 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... Read more »
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Posted by Courtkidx, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ?
And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »
Posted by Lilly, 2 RepliesWhen starting to think about treatment, does either counts (cd4s or viral load) play a bigger role? My viral load has recently dropped, but so has my cd4's. My counts are all still at a comfortable level for me with no meds, but at the clinic... Read more »
Posted by kaliboo, 2 RepliesI'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 was your viral load when it was first tested? Read more »
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