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Viral Load Still Slightly Detectable After One Year

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ND Viral load for 5 years, now under 40

My husband has been HIV positive for probably about 10 years. When he found out he was positive, he had a cd4 count of only 85 and viral load maybe 40k copies. Since being on medication, his viral load immediately went undetectable and CD4 after 6...
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
...Assuming that the viral load test they are using has a lower limit of detection of 40 copies, and has in the past had a result stating < 40 copies and now Read more »

viral load ranges for first year of infection

I've been positive for almost a year. I just received my first test results and they were worse... Read more »

Viral Load increase from Undetectable to 101 after many years after 3 1/2 years

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Poster Session 12279: Two-Year Durability of HIV-1 Viral Load Suppression in Patients Treated with Indinavir who Experience Virus Load Declines to <500 VRNA Copies/mL

...As researchers learn more about the importance of bringing viral load as low as possible for as long as possible, data about the magnitude and duration of viral load responses becomes especially Read more »
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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...to control it. However, every person who tests HIV positive should immediately have two additional tests: a CD4 count and a viral load test. These tests are the critical measuring tools you and your health care provider will use to see what the... Read more »
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Behaviors of Recently HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Year Post-Diagnosis: Effects of Drug Use and Partner Types

...Changes in HIV status of partners, recent unprotected anal intercourse, drug use, antiretroviral therapy (ART) use, detectable viral load, and partnership dynamics over one year were employed to predict recent UAI in a random effect logistic... Read more »
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viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ? And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »

cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 4 Replies
...I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any Read more »

Viral load test cost

Posted by Bensf, 1 Reply
...I've been HIV+ for 10 years, not on meds and have been part of a study that pays for my CD4 and viral load tests. The study is ending and I am covered by Anthem Blue Cross- California with a high deductible, which I never meet. Has 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 »