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Viral Load Hiv

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Viral Load and HIV associated inflammation

If V-Load is <10 copies, is that a good indicator of low to almost none existent inflammation that may be associated with Pulmonary Hypertension? I searched The Body and found an article on PAH and it's possible associated with HIV and thus this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Inflammation /immune activation often remains higher in HIV+ persons than in HIV- persons even when on effective therapy and than may contribute to risk for a range of non-AIDS conditions Read more »

Undetectable Viral Load and HIV Testig

My husband was diagnosed in May of 06. On his last appointment, the doctor informed him of him... Read more »

Detect Viral Load For HIV-2

Dear Doctor,Is there a way to detect viral Load for HIV-2 posotive? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Experimental Drugs Aimed at Controlling Viral Loads Among HIV-Positive People Who Have Developed Drug Resistance Show Promise, Researchers Say

... Two experimental antiretroviral drugs, called TMC278 and elvitegravir, show promise in controlling the viral loads of HIV-positive people who have developed resistance to available drugs, researchers said Wednesday at the 14th Annual Conference Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two New Classes of Drugs Found to Control Viral Loads Among HIV-Positive People Who Have Developed Drug Resistance, Studies Say

... Two new classes of antiretroviral drugs, called CCR5 and integrase inhibitors, have been found to control the viral loads of HIV-positive people who have developed drug resistance, according to studies presented Tuesday at the 14th Annual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck's Antiretroviral Raltegravir Found to Reduce Viral Loads Among HIV-Positive People With Drug Resistance, Study Says

... Merck 's integrase inhibitor raltegravir effectively decreases HIV viral loads after 24 weeks of use among HIV-positive people who have not responded to other treatments, according to a study published in Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protease Inhibitor Lowers Viral Loads Among HIV-Positive People With Drug Resistance, Study Finds

...brand name Prezista by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Tibotec Pharmaceuticals , has been found to effectively decrease HIV viral loads after 48 weeks of use among people who have developed drug resistance, according to a study published in the... Read more »
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Viral load, MOS-HIV, are you tracking?

Posted by annasearch, 2 Replies
...learning about HIV and how to help people better manage HIV and AIDS. I was wondering, do people in the community track data? Viral load, CD4 count etc. Does anyone know their WHO stage of HIV/AIDS and also, when you go to the doctor are you ever... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...routine. Despite the availability of a reliable method to detect this initial phase of infection, the polymerase chain reaction viral load test, medical providers worldwide will diagnose only about one of every 60,000 cases of acute HIV... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies hiv viral load <400. Read more »

First Labs and Initial Appointment

Posted by engmoto
...My results are: CD4 466 and 36.1% CD8 275 and 21.3% Viral Load(HIV RNA) <50, undetectable Doc said this was rare occurance and said it was a good thing. I am not on meds, was just diagnosed. Read more »