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How To Interpret Your Hcv Viral Load

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Viral Load Interpretation

what does it mean if viral load is > 110,000,000 IU/ml using TAQMAN?...
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 what virus was tested. Assuming this is HCV, that is a very high viral load.... Read more »

Interpreting HCV RNA results

My first viral load test shows "4560". Then during Pegasys/Copegus tx, it dropped to... Read more »

Interpretation of HCV RNA, Quantitative Real Time PCR

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Hepatitis C Viral Load

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Terms For Response to HCV Treatment

Treatment Response: Response to hepatitis C treatment is measured by change in HCV viral load at different time points. Since it is a common practice to release interim data from HCV treatment trials, it is important to understand what these terms... Read more »
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Treatment and Viral Load: What Do We Know About Their Effect on HIV Transmission?

Antiretroviral treatment can reduce the viral load in the blood and other bodily fluids to undetectable levels and research shows this can decrease the risk of HIV transmission. This knowledge has generated interest among people living with HIV and... Read more »

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Test results How to interpret it??

Posted by pozz_in_SA, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed in March 2006. First results CD 4 was 820 and Viral load Undetectable. One year later CD 4 729 and Viral load 7200.

Is there an average at which the VL increase pe year and how long do you think it will be before I have to go on meds. Read more »

Numbers interpretation

Posted by Soloandlonely, 2 Replies

I hope someone will be able to help with explaining what the following information mean?

Does it mean one needs treatment or not?

RNA copies:160080 cp/ml

Log units :5.204
CD4 ( 444)

Please answer..

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CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
I 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 Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply
Strange things going on. My husband can't go outside in the daylight without the back of his hands blistering. He has some other symptoms also. Seems it may be related to his liver.

The blisters may well be from Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (still... Read more »