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What Is A High Hcv Viral Load

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High HCV viral load?

Good Morning Dr. M! I was Dx'd w/ 9.2 million HCV vl. Dr. said it was extremly high. Is it that high, relatively. I believe I was exposed in 1983 during massive transfusion. Thank you!...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes it is high but there is no correlation between viral load and disease. A high viral load is important in that it can be harder to treat someone with a lot of virus. But some people do just fine. The only thing that really matters if your... Read more »

HCV Viral load

I'm coinfected since 1984.I stoped using drugs in 1985. My HCV viral load for the last years... Read more »

what is a normal viral load for hcv 3a

I have recently been diagnosed with HCV 3a and my viral load is 13,594 and my HCV Log is 4.13. Is... Read more »
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CROI 2012: HIV/HCV Coinfected People See Improved HCV Cure Rates With Victrelis

Results from a small study of 100 co-infected people treated with Victrelis + pegylated interferon + ribavirin showed that 61% had undetectable viral loads at 12 weeks after stopping their hepatitis C treatment. All study participants were given... 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 »
HIV i-Base

KS in the HAART Era Includes Patients With High CD4 and Suppressed Viral Load: Importance of KS Chemotherapy for Some Patients in Addition to ART

An overview of Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) in the HAART era was given by Mark Bower from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital who focussed on the continued use for KS chemotherapy and included recent cases of KS in patients with high CD4 counts (>350... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

High Viral Load Levels in Young People Newly Linked With HIV Care in the U.S.

This article was reported by NAM aidsmap . An article in NAM aidsmap reported on a new study, published in the journal " AIDS ," that showed young men who have sex with men (MSM) have viral loads that point to a high transmission rate. Researchers... Read more »
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CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

viral load still did not suppress

Posted by lazim38, 1 Reply
I am 48 years old from Malaysia. I am an HIV patient. From July, 2012, I've been treated with Haart regime SLN 30 which is a combined of Stamyvudine, Lamyvudine and Nevrapine. Along the way, my right eye been infected with CMV Retinitis and my brain... Read more »

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 »

Tcells and Viral Load numbers

Posted by malias90, 1 Reply
My tcells are 617 and my viral load is 198,000. My viral load in May 05 was 60,000. They think I have inflammation in my urine, white cells in it. My nausea besides happening with the HIV meds I am on could be related to my intestinal issues.
Please... Read more »