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What Is High Viral Load

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high cd4 and high viral load

I am HIV+ and recently my CD4 is 470 and viral load 0f 106000 copies and my doctor suggested I take treatment is it okay for me to begin with the treatment?
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
...Yes. Treatment guidelines suggest in those people with a viral load > 100,000 and and CD4 count< 500, that treatment should be started. Read more »

High viral load AND high cd4 count, 5 years

I recently started dating a beautiful man that I am very interested in starting something serious... Read more »

Is 9200779 a high viral load

the virus is HIV and i would like to know if this is a high viral load or normal and nothing to... Read more »
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FTC Potent Within a HAART Regimen in Treatment-Naive HIV-Infected Patients With High Viral Loads

... Efficacy of Emtricitabine (FTC) in HIV-Infected Patients With High Pre-Treatment Viral Load (Poster 546) Authored by I. Sanne, M. Saag, A. Shaw, E. Mondou, J. Hinkle, J.B. Quinn, F. Rousseau for the FTC-301 and FTC-302 Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Safety of Non-PI-containing Regimens in People with High Viral Loads

...There has been significant concern over the use of non-PI-containing drug combinations in people with high viral loads (i.e., over 100,000 copies). This is based on some data that compared use of either nevirapine (NVP) plus two NRTIs, and use Read more »
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Trizivir Plus Efavirenz Potent for Naive Patients With Low CD4 Counts and High Viral Loads

...resistance. This has become important given the general observation that people with very low CD4 cell counts or extremely high viral loads are at greater risk of treatment failure than those with "healthier" numbers. One approach under... Read more »
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High Replication Capacity is Not Associated With High Baseline Viral Load in Untreated Patients With Primary HIV Infection

... High Replication Capacity Is Associated With High Baseline Viral Load in Untreated Subjects With Primary HIV Infection (Oral 152) Authored by S.J. Little, S.D.W. Frost, J.P. Routy, A.C. Collier, 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

Posted by kaliboo, 2 Replies
...I've been trying to find out what your viral load is (approximately, of course) shortly after being infected... and have had no luck... So I guess I'm just wondering... what 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 »

DNA PCR Vs Viral Load test

Posted by sunkyst, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the difference between a HIV DNA PCR test versus a viral load test that's performed on someone already confirmed positive, obviously one is about detecting the virus and the other how much Read more »