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Undetectable Levels Of Hiv

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WHAT IS CONSIDERED THE UNDETECTABLE LEVELS FOR HIV?

I am newly diagnosed, HIV, (6 months) and it seems like different friends and doctors have different opinions of what is considered "undetectable". My log copies/ml count is 118. My friends say this is great but my doctor wants to add more pills...
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 your baseline (before treatment) viral load was. I am assuming that the 118 is your viral load now after a couple of months of treatment. If you are within 3-4 months of starting therapy, I would do nothing now. An... Read more »

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Session 84, Abstract 664: Therapy with d4T plus 3TC Produces Sustained Undetectable Levels of Plasma HIV RNA in Patients Treated with Reverse Transcriptase (RT) Inhibitors for 10 Years

...is also worth repeating: a standardized approach to antiretroviral therapy is not necessarily appropriate for all people with HIV disease. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche, Trimeris Announce Study Results Indicating Fuzeon, MK-0518 Combination Therapy Effective in Lowering HIV to Undetectable Levels

...MK-0518 sponsored by Merck, Reuters reports. Fuzeon is in a class of drugs called fusion inhibitors and is designed for HIV/AIDS patients who have failed to respond to other medications. "[R]esponse rates" for the combination Fuzeon-MK-0518... Read more »
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Session 286/12204: Combination Abacavir (1592, ABC)/Amprenavir (141W94) Therapy in HIV-1 Infected Antiretroviral Naïve Subjects with CD4+ Cell Counts >400 cells/mL and Viral Load >5000 copies/mL

...study were presented. Twenty-eight patients had reached Week 24 at the time of the analysis. Twenty-five of them, or 89%, had undetectable levels of HIV ( There are concerns about the side effects of these drugs, especially one known as a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen's Low Education Levels, High Poverty Rates Increasing HIV/AIDS Risk, Experts Say

... High poverty rates and low education levels are contributing to increased vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Yemen, especially among commercial sex workers, according to some experts, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. Abdul-Hafed al-Ward, Read more »
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