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Undetected Viral Load After 6 Weeks

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Undetectable Viral Load within 5 weeks of seroconversion

Request you to kindly address my issue as my HIV specialist is unable to comprehend the HIV lab results:1. I am a 28 yr old male and was tested positive on 9.1.2011 and again on 12.1.2011 by ELISA antibodies method. I was previously tested...
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 whether a confirmatory western blot test was performed and if the results of that test were positive. if both the HIV screening EIA and western blot test are positive, then yes, an undetectable viral load could be seen in the... Read more »

4 weeks s/p exposure, undetectable viral load

Dr. Frascino,I'm a health care provider, and I was stuck by a contaminated needle 5 weeks ago.... Read more »

After 16 weeks of HAART viral load still not undetectable

I started HAART in August. I am taking Sustiva, Zerit, Viracept, and Videx. At first the viral... Read more »
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Will Your Next Viral Load Be as Undetectable as the Last? Study Says: Probably

If your past several viral load test results have been undetectable, there's about a 95 percent chance that your next one will be, too, according to a large Swiss study published in the May 6 issue of HIV Medicine , the official journal of the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable Levels

Cambridge, Mass.-based pharmaceutical company Vertex Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday released results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental drug VX-950 lowered hepatitis C viral loads to undetectable levels, the AP/ Houston Chronicle... Read more »
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Reaching Undetectable While Pregnant

Treatment Cascade: A Spotlight Series I can remember the first time my viral load ever reached undetectable. I was 7 months pregnant and I had stopped taking my medicine for about a month. I had requested my doctor change my medicine several... Read more »
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Cat Scratch and Undetectable Viral Load

Posted by qqq1, 1 Reply
I recently had an encounter with a guy where pre cum got on my hand and shirt. I found out that he is hiv positive with an undetectable viral load, so he claims. After the incident I believe I washed my hands, but precum was still on my shirt and... Read more »

Viral load 334,000 to undetectable in 5 months

Posted by DJones, 3 Replies
Just wanted to give some people hope. In January 2009 I was diagnosed with AIDS and had a viral load of 334,000 and a TCell count of 106. In five months on Atripla I now am undetectable and have a TCell count of 284. So there is good news out... Read more »

Is the Viral Load really undetectable.

Posted by Atheena, 1 Reply
I have submitted my question to "Ask the Experts" section. Just curious on how others are thinking about this.

Dr.....
I was wondering about how well we are able to track the viral load accurately. I watch my lab results, nothing changes, and... Read more »

Ups and downs of viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The flu-like symptoms I had a few weeks ago still worry me. The woman looked unhealthy, so I should have trusted my instincts. But I guess that's in the past. I had a viral load test done and it came back undetectable (this was about 2 weeks... Read more »