Hiv Viral Load And Treatment
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Clinical Data Show Pfizer's Antiretroviral Maraviroc Reduces HIV Viral Loads Among Treatment-Naive People, Company SaysPfizer 's antiretroviral drug maraviroc can reduce HIV viral loads among people who have never taken antiretrovirals, the company announced on Wednesday, AFX/CNNMoney.com reports (AFX/CNNMoney.com, 7/25). The company made the announcement at a... Read more »
Phase II Trial Shows Tanox's Experimental Entry Inhibitor Lowers HIV Viral Loads in Treatment-Experienced PatientsHouston-based pharmaceutical company Tanox on Wednesday released the results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental entry inhibitor TNX-355 lowered HIV viral loads after 24 weeks better than a placebo, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more »
HIV-Positive People on Long-Term Antiretroviral Treatment Continue to Have Low HIV Viral Loads, Study FindsHIV-positive people who take antiretroviral drugs for several years continue to have low HIV viral loads, according to a study published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , BBC News reports. For the study,... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,No, we do not have reliable information as to how often this phenomenon occurs. As you can probably imagine it is quite challenging to conclusively prove that a particular strain of HIV was transmitted to an already infected individual. This... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your partner is experiencing a discordant response to his antiretroviral regimen (Atripla). His virologic response is excellent, as his HIV plasma viral load is undetectable. However, his immunological response remains poor, as his CD4 count... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.If you live in the US (or other parts of the so-called developed world), getting baseline HIV viral loads (and in our office, drug resistance testing) is standard of care prior to starting treatment. Knowledge of the baseline... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineViral load testing is a routine blood test, and is not affected by a dental procedure.MH... Read more »
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Posted by annasearch, 2 RepliesHi all -
I was wondering if I can get your take on something.
I'm a researcher 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... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyand Perhaps a Lifesaver?
By Paul Galatowitsch, Antonio Urbina and Timothy Law Snyder
Paul Galatowitsch is a health care consultant. Antonio Urbina is the director of clinical HIV and AIDS education at St. Vincent's Hospital. Timothy Law Snyder is a... Read more »
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 david73, 8 RepliesHi ,I'm a 36 yr old ,new to this site and new to this world of hiv.
I have a Dr . that specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4... Read more »
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