What Does Undetectable Hiv Mean
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Undetectable means the HIV plasma viral load is below the lower limit of detection for the particular test assay that is being used. Early viral load tests could only test down to 10,000 copies. Newer tests were able to test down to 500 copies of... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYour situation is not common, but definitely seen with HIV infection.... Read more »
University of North CarolinaHello there-Undetectable refers to the amount of HIV (the HIV viral load) in your blood. Undetectable means that the amount of HIV in that sample is below the limits of detection by the methods used. It is our goal to get someone with HIV to have an... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Your cousin is either misinformed or in denial; most likely the latter, as he was clearly advised not to stop antiretroviral therapy (ART) once he started it. Regarding what undetectable means, perhaps I should back up a bit and explain what a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replieswhen some people with HIV who are taking medicines say they are undetectable, do they mean that when they are tested, the results come back negative?
if so, does that happen with all the tests available out there or just with some of them?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHad negative antibody testing after 6 month period(no further exposures) strange symptoms with tongue(white crap on tongue and taste buds seem to be larger than normal at back of tongue)Could a person still have hiv in their system but for some... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have a question.... Given a person who tests hiv-neg versus another person who has tested hiv-pos in the past and is on drug therapy to the point that his/her hiv levels are described as "undetectable" who is to say that the first person who tests... Read more »
Posted by VolleyballGirl34, 2 RepliesPlease help, I am so stress i think it is making me sick. Nothing I eat recently will sit well, I've lost about 15 pounds, and my sides always seem to hurt...all over the last 3ish months.
I had unprotected sex with a male back in June of this... Read more »
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