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Viral Load Genotype

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Viral load & genotype 1a

You previously answered a question as to what the genotypes for HCV are. However, I'm still un clear as to what is the "A" in genotype 1-A? Also, I have recently been told my viral load is slightly over 1 million. What does this mean exactly? ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...don't pay much attention to whether you have genotype 1a or 1b. It only matters that you have genotype 1 infection with a high viral load. It is harder, but not impossible, to treat this type of infection. In the future, we will probably pay more... Read more »

viral load hep c genotype 1

i have been told i have a viral load of 9 million. Is this a significantly high number? Read more »

Newly diagnosed and viral load too low for genotyping

I was infected with HIV-1 on 9/15/2009 and diagnosed on 10/6/2009. The labs are as... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genotype, Enzyme Levels, and Viral Load Are Clues to Hepatitis C Virus Outcomes

...interferon alfa, or with standard interferon. The patients, who underwent therapy for 6-12 months, also received ribavirin. "A viral load at treatment week four above 450,000 IU/mL and at week 12 above 30,000 IU/mL was 100 percent predictive for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

... Liver Function Tests Viral Load Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis Read more »
The Body

A Closer Look: Genotypic Resistance Test

...Treasure Coast, Fort Pierce, Fla. Patient: Bob S. Doctor: Gerald Pierone Jr., M.D. Lowest CD4 count: 20 Highest viral load: 240,000 Current CD4 count: 322 Current viral load: undetectable These are the genotypic... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools Viral Load Test Resistance Test Tropism Test Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary Read more »
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A New Beginning

Posted by daybyday, 4 Replies
...and he's seeing some glimmer of improvement. To top it off, I have a history of lung infections and am anxiously awaiting my viral load level and genotype. I am on Bactrim now in order to fight on a certain type of opportunistic infection that... Read more »

JUST DIAGNOSED PLEASE HELP

Posted by luckyone, 9 Replies
...life insurance,which i was turned down for of course,anyway ive gone to a dr and am waiting for my test results cd4,genotype, viral load have been doing a lot of research online and have ordered a couple books i know from reading up on hiv that... Read more »

cd4 or viral load

Posted by Lilly, 2 Replies
...When starting to think about treatment, does either counts (cd4s or viral load) play a bigger role? My viral load has recently dropped, but so has my cd4's. My counts are all still at a comfortable level Read more »

just diagnosed 3 weeks ago

Posted by luckyone, 1 Reply
...life insurance,which i was turned down for of course,anyway ive gone to a dr and am waiting for my test results cd4,genotype, viral load have been doing a lot of research online and have ordered a couple books i know from reading up on hiv that... Read more »