Is Toxoplasmosis A Viral Disease
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Harvard Medical SchoolA brain mass in an HIV-infected individual is always quite concerning. As you query indicates, the majority of these brain masses are either toxoplasmosis (an opportunistic infection) or lymphoma. Also as your query indicates, toxoplasmosis in... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineYou don't say whether your brother has HIV or not, although people with Hodgkin's disease are also immunosuppressed. If he's HIV+, then antiviral therapy for HIV plus suppressive therapy for toxo would be the best bet. If he's... Read more »
University of Chicago HospitalsWe are used to a threshold of 200 CD4 cells/ml for the development of the most severe opportunistic infections (OIs), but in fact there is a range of CD4 cell counts at which OIs such as toxoplasmosis (toxo) occur, and it can exceed 200 cells, and,... Read more »
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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 AnonymousJust wondering if any of you have had, or known others who have had, toxoplasmosis. can you give me some information regarding long term effects in advanced infections?? Thank you soooo much! My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org! thanks again!
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Posted by 2ndChance, 1 ReplyAround October I was diagnosed with a viral infection which lasted around 2 weeks. I have had a few encounters with partners of unknown status and was wondering if ARS would last 2 weeks?
I know symptoms dont equal diagnoses but was wondering if ARS... Read more »
Posted by bura, 2 Replies"The test can be used for diagnosis, because it can detect a viral load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection." If the antibody test can be... Read more »
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