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What Is The Viral Load Immediately After Infection

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Thanks for your comments and information about the possibility that people with undetectable viral might be able to infect HIV negative people and contribute to HIV superinfection, but is there any research revealing the actual numbers of such...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...labor-intensive and highly expensive laboratory analysis. What has been conclusively proven is that HIVers with an undetectable HIV plasma viral load can transmit their virus to others. Generally speaking it is felt that superinfections (dual... Read more »

about viral load and infection

can I say that the viral load is always very high when getting some other infections? thank you! Read more »

viral load and infection time

My friend was diagnosed HIV positive only two weeks ago and due to previous testing it was... Read more »
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Abstract 5: Cervicovaginal and Plasma HIV-1 Viral Load Among HIV-infected Women on HAART and Non-HAART Therapy

...This was a cross-sectional study of 176 HIV-infected women (46% were IDUs) who had paired viral load assays (using NASBA) from the cervix (CVL) and plasma (PVL). Immunologically, 24% had a CD4 count 500 cells/mL. Regarding antiretroviral Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Scrub Typhus: Infection Reduces Viral Load in Some Patients

...factors, possibly certain antibodies, that can reduce HIV replication. This is the first infection known which can reduce HIV viral load (most infections increase HIV viral load temporarily). A five-page article on the finding was published... 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 »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: A New Infection With an Undetectable Viral Load

...performed about two months prior to incarceration, about six months ago. You do your best to reassure her, by explaining how a viral load test and CD4 T-cell count will assist you both with a decision on the course of treatment. You decide to... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Viral Load

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My question is if you have a viral load of undetctalble, is there a lower risk of infection to you partner. Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies hiv viral load <400. Read more »