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Hiv Undetectable Viral Load

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HIV+, undetectable viral load, no meds

In July, 1999, a life insurance company tested me for HIV, and it came out positive on both an ELISA and Western Blot test. I do not think a confirmation test was done. My viral load was tested in July, 1999, at 634, and my CD4 was 525. My 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
...antibody screening tests. Hepatitis A will not cause a false positive HIV test. There can be fluctuations of both CD4 count and viral load. The fluctuations of CD4 count are usually larger when the absolute count is < 500. The number can be... Read more »

HIV+ "undetected" viral load and infection

My partner is HIV+ and has been for 7years-3 years he has been hiv- undetected virual load...I am... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report on Using HIV Viral Load as Measure of Quality of Care; AIDS Epidemic Among Black Americans; Coalition to Secure CARE Act Reauthorization

... " The Role of the Viral Load as a Measure of the Quality of Care for People Living With HIV: The Expert Meeting Report ," New York State Health Department Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About HIV Viral Load Tests From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Viral Load Basics | Viral Load Test Results | Viral Load and HIV Treatment | Viral Load "Blips" | Viral Load and HIV Transmission Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...starting the drugs. If your viral load goes up while taking HIV drugs, you and your health care provider should take another viral load measurement. If that result is the same or higher, your drugs may not be working as well as they should. You... Read more »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Guide for HIV Treatment Access for Those Without ...

...of people living with HIV seek to protect their partners to prevent further transmission of HIV. And having an undetectable viral load makes it MUCH less likely (and some would say, impossible) to transmit the virus to others. So it's vital that... Read more »
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hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies hiv viral load <400. Read more »

Viral load, MOS-HIV, are you tracking?

Posted by annasearch, 2 Replies
...learning about HIV and how to help people better manage HIV and AIDS. I was wondering, do people in the community track data? Viral load, CD4 count etc. Does anyone know their WHO stage of HIV/AIDS and also, when you go to the doctor are you ever... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...routine. Despite the availability of a reliable method to detect this initial phase of infection, the polymerase chain reaction viral load test, medical providers worldwide will diagnose only about one of every 60,000 cases of acute HIV... Read more »

HIV and needles

Posted by QP95, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend is HIV positive and has an undetectable viral load. However, he has recently started giving himself injections of HGH. He asked for me to do it today and I did so. However, Read more »