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Viral Load Unit For Hcv

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hbv hcv hiv unit results for viral load

is there a fixed factor for viral load of each virus used to convert result from IU/ML to copies/ml or it depends on the kit manufacturer and what are these factors for each virus please for vital need thanks...
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
It depends on the kit manufacturer.... Read more »

HCV VIRAL LOAD LEVEL

I have a lab test result I was wondering if you could explain a little. It says the test done was... Read more »

units for viral load by pcr

to convert from log(IU/ml) to copies/ml and from IU/ml to copies/ml for all viruses is it the same... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Viral Load Data to Monitor HIV Burden and Treatment Outcomes in the United States

Reporting viral load and CD4 counts is a critical first step in calculating community viral load -- a key action step called for in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. 1 In August 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2 released... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Viral Load

What Is Viral Load? How Is Viral Load Reported? How Is the Test Used? Viral Load Response to Treatment What Is Viral Load? There are two main types of HCV viral load tests: Qualitative viral load tests determine the presence of HCV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Receive Grant to Develop Hand-Held Self-Monitoring Test for HIV Viral Loads

Scientists in the United Kingdom have received a grant worth two million euros, or about $2.67 million, to develop a self-monitoring system for HIV-positive people that measures viral loads through a finger-prick of blood, BBC News reports. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interferon-Based Therapy Benefited HCV/HIV Coinfected Patients Despite Viral Relapse

Results of a study of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV)/HIV coinfection indicated that therapy with interferon and ribavirin provided clinical benefit even in those who relapsed after treatment. The researchers evaluated 1,599 patients from the... Read more »
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Viral Load: A Deception

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Viral load testing is a deceptive practice, as the results are skewed in such a way as to reflect a number of viral units that is far greater than the number of CD4 cell units.

For example: let's assume your viral load results are 100,000 and your... Read more »

Viral Load: A Deception

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Viral load testing is a deceptive practice, as the results are skewed in such a way as to reflect a number of viral units that is far greater than the number of CD4 cell units.

For example: let's assume your viral load results are 100,000 and your... Read more »

Viral Load: A Deception

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Viral load testing is a deceptive practice, as the results are skewed in such a way as to reflect a number of viral units that is far greater than the number of CD4 cell units.

For example: let's assume your viral load results are 100,000 and your... Read more »

Viral Load: A Deception

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Viral load testing is a deceptive practice, as the results are skewed in such a way as to reflect a number of viral units that is far greater than the number of CD4 cell units.

For example: let's assume your viral load results are 100,000 and your... Read more »