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Hiv+ Lab Results

I originally was diagnosed in 1989 with HIV, My Viral Load has been 4/06 - 76, 8/06 - 206, 12/06 - 204, then undectable 4/07 and 8/07 -then Aug 08 it is now 220. My Viral load jumped from last lab test of 583 to 884. Is this anything to worry...
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
...You don't indicate whether you are on HIV treatment and what your CD4 count/percent is and have been, and whether there is any changes. Time is certainly on your side, Read more »

I am co infected with HIV & HCV... Please explain lab results

I am on combination therapy for hiv and have been udetectable for some time with cd4 at 1400 but... Read more »

Lab results - HIV /weight loss and tired

Hello I have recently tested postive for HIV and I also have hep C my immunine system is 999 and my... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Use Sythethic Protein to Block HIV in Laboratory Experiment

...reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily U.S. HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, and sign up for email delivery. © Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. All... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

... Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Diagnostic Tests A. Antibody Tests 1. HIV-1 Antibody Screening Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General and Laboratory Considerations: Rapid HIV Tests Currently Available in the United States

...Performing Rapid HIV Tests Any organization that performs a rapid HIV test in order to provide results to patients is considered a laboratory under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). All laboratories must comply with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Network of Diagnostic Laboratories Needed to Combat HIV/AIDS, U.S., Cambodian Officials Say

...Vietnam. According to U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia Charles Ray, the most important piece of infrastructure needed to improve HIV/AIDS treatment and care in the region is a "strong laboratory network that can provide the necessary diagnostic... Read more »
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Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV Read more »

Biology Lab On HIV.Gues who was infected?

Posted by stupidgirl, 2 Replies
...First day back to college. My first lab for my biology class was today. Take a sick guess what it was on........The spread of HIV. Now take another guess who just happened to get the anonymously infect cup.....That's right I had the cup or the... Read more »

just got my first lab results

Posted by luckyone, 2 Replies
my viral load is 65,700 and my cd4 count is 471 i think my cd4 is ok but my viral load is high wich can cause my cd4 count to drop quickly from my understanding i may start meds and was wondering has anybody had numbers in this range and what was... Read more »

need some help

Posted by bstnguy25, 2 Replies
...hello all, recently, I just received my HIV lab result. My viral load is about 1.492 and CD 4 around 34 % of CD 3 and 349 uL is that a good number? anyone of you think Read more »