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Viral Load Count

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CD4 AND VIRAL LOAD COUNTS

...BEEN ON TRUVADA AND EFAVIRENZ FOR ALMOST A FULL YEAR. MY CD4 COUNT HAS INCREASED FROM 16 TO 90 TO 137 AND IS CURRENTLY 163. MY VIRAL LOAD COUNT NUMBERS WERE 6.24 THEN 3.09 AND CURRENTLY 2.12. WHAT DO THESE VIRAL LOAD NUMBERS MEAN ?
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
...those viral loads are expressed in log10 units. The copy numbers corresponding to those log10 copy numbers are: 1,800,000; 1,250; and 120 copies/ml. Read more »

Viral load count

...My viral load count is 375819, log value is 5.57 and my wife's are 231540 Read more »

Viral Load Count

...I am just wondering what a dangerous viral load count is for a HIV sufferer??? Read more »
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Trizivir Plus Efavirenz Potent for Naive Patients With Low CD4 Counts and High Viral Loads

...effective even in patients who are very sick. This is terrific news for the newly diagnosed who discover that their first CD4 and viral load counts are terrible. There are simple and generally well-tolerated regimens they can use that will still... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

...published in the denialist journal Reappraising AIDS , authors Christine Johnson and Paul Philpott demonstrate their scorn for viral load measurements in the title of their discussion, "Viral Load of Crap." Focusing on the 1995 Ho and Shaw ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial/Ethnic Difference in CD4T Cell Count and Viral Load at Presentation for Medical Care and in Follow-up After HIV-1 Infection

...patients (median 372 cell/mm 3 , n=178. The distribution of HIV-1-RNA levels also differed significantly. The initial median viral load for white patients was 25,026 copies/ml and for black patients it was 21,489 copies/ml, whereas the median... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Viral Load and T-Cell (CD4) Counts: Why They Matter

...for HIV or AIDS, your doctor uses a number of blood tests to check how you're doing. One of the most important tests measures VIRAL LOAD, the amount of HIV in your blood. Another very important test counts your CD4 CELLS, sometimes called... Read more »
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33rd day elisa,cd4 count, and Viral load accurate?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...no fever (finally). He ordered a full CBC, tested for clap, syph, gohn, Elisa (I don't know what gen.) CD4 count, and a RNA (viral load). I had like 9 vilals of blood taken. Well this was on day # 33 after my possible exposure to HIV (i recieved... Read more »

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 »

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 Read more »

DNA PCR Vs Viral Load test

Posted by sunkyst, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the difference between a HIV DNA PCR test versus a viral load test that's performed on someone already confirmed positive, obviously one is about detecting the virus and the other how much Read more »