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Hiv Rna

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...Holodniy,I got copies of all my labwork since diagnosis. I came across a few things I don't understand.On one report it says:HIV RNA: Result: Detected *(1) Reference: Not DetectedHIV QT PCR: 27,700LOG10 Result: 4.44 I understand the viral...
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
No, your viral load is 27,700, which is also indicated by "detected" and the log copy number. The "reference" in this case makes it confusing to interpret. In almost all cases with lab results there is a normal range or reference level stated with... Read more »

Positve HIV.Negative Western Blot. HIV RNA undetectabe

...positive and western blot negative. Later I got a HIV RNA test and it came back "Undetectable"... Read more »


...antibody test(positive), western blot test (positive)and hiv RNA detection by RT PCR"(positive).... Read more »
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Abstract No. 331: Viral Fitness in Patients with Discordant CD4 and Plasma HIV RNA following Protease Inhibitor Failure

...expressed as a percentage of that parental pre-PI therapy virus. The first graph primarily looked at the change in log of plasma HIV RNA over 20 months after starting protease inhibitor. While initially there was up to a -3.5 log change, as... Read more »
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I-84: Adefovir Dipivoxil Therapy Significantly Decreases HIV RNA in Patients With High Level AZT-3TC Resistant HIV

...what happened when adefovir (120 mg/day) was added to prior antiretroviral therapy in patients who still had detectable plasma HIV RNA. In this virologic substudy, plasma HIV RNA specimens from 142 patients were fully evaluated for viral load and... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

High HIV RNA Levels Major Risk Factor for Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

...increase the risk of HIV transmission when considered alone. However, when all factors were evaluated together, only levels of HIV RNA were found to predict the likelihood of HIV infection. The risk of transmission was lowest in women with... Read more »
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Relationship of Immunological Markers to CD4+ T Cells and HIV RNA at Baseline in Naive Patients

... Relationship of Immunological Markers and Thymic Index to CD4+ T Cells and HIV RNA at Baseline in Treatment Naive HIV-Infected Patients (ThPeB7177) Authored by M. Nokta, M. Pu, J. Spritzler, B. Gross, R. Shafer, Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know if you can get the HIV RNA anonymously? The Dr was going to oderer it (or something like it - I just know he said it would pick up in the window period)... but I did not want it in my medical records. So he sent mne to a testing... Read more »

hiv rna by pcr ultra testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
... if someone had 15.000 rna copies wont this test will pick up any copies from 50 and up thanks i took alot of this test and 400 copies was not det also Read more »

hiv rna test

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply dept thought you was too have any stds , dont they have to tell you so you dont spread it to next person . thanks, Does Hiv Rna cuts the window period Read more »

hiv rna / nat testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
does this test cuts the window period , I took this type of test out too 19 months neg not detected and neg elisa and wb's. thanks god bless Read more »