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Relationship Of Cd4 And Viral Load

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CD4 % and its relationship to Viral Load

I recently zero converted and tested positive within a week. I waited a month before deciding what to do in that time frame I had a Viral load test which came back with a viral load of 600 a T-Cell count of 1100 and a percent of 23%. I still...
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
...It sounds like you had a good response to therapy in terms of the virus. A change in CD4 cells from 1100 (23%) to 700 (18%) would be considered significant and generally not expected after the initiation of therapy. Read more »

Constant falling Viral Load and CD4 count

Dear Sir,I am HIV+ and wants to know certain facts regarding the CD4 and Viral Load. To start with,... Read more »

viral load undetectable still CD4 low

My recent lab test revealed that my viral load has become undetectable but my CD4 count is still... Read more »
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Relationship of Immunological Markers to CD4+ T Cells and HIV RNA at Baseline in Naive Patients

...T-cell counts. There was a significant inverse correlation between the levels of CD4+ and CD8+ naive cells and the baseline viral load (p = 0.0006). There was a weak inverse relationship between the percentage of apoptotic CD4+ T cells and the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

... What Is Viral Load? How Is the Test Used? How Are Changes in Viral Load Measured? Viral Load "Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There Read more »
The Center for AIDS

HIV Drug Resistance Testing: Data Be Damned

...panel nevertheless recommended the use of these assays in a variety of clinical scenarios. While citing measurements of plasma viral load as the primary basis on which decisions about therapy should be made, the panel concluded that the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Viral Load Testing

...directly . Why is indirect or direct measurement important? Because the same sample, tested with both tests, will give different viral load measurements. Here's another way to think of the differences between these two tests: One way to describe... Read more »
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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 »

End HIV Forever!! YOU ARE OK & WILL LIVE

Posted by sbev1981, 2 Replies
...next move. What this means is you will eventually take a test if you haven't already to see where your CD4 count is and your Viral Load is. To help you understand this better and quicker your CD4 is your body's army that fight off virus such as a... Read more »

cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 4 Replies
...I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any Read more »

just diagnosed and trying to cope

Posted by christo, 5 Replies
...understand that also. Consistently thinking and trying to find a way to just be OK. Don't know what to feel, how to feel. Work, dating, church, everyday life. Getting worried everytime I eat something bad, and I have the worst sweet tooth. Just... Read more »