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What Is Undetectable Viral Load

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Undetectable Viral Load Infection and Superinfection (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009) (SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

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 »

The real meaning of undetectable (UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD, 2010)

Hi Dr. Hope you had an excellent 2009 and I pray for you that 2010 will be full of good health.... Read more »

undetectable viral load

If and when my viral load reaches undetectable and I were to have another HIV test, would i test... Read more »
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Switching From PI to Nevirapine in Patients With Undetectable Viral Load Is Safe and Potent

...study of 143 subjects who were switched from a PI to nevirapine (NVP, Viramune). To enter the study, patients had to have a HIV viral load of less than 200 copies/mL for at least three months prior to entry. The characteristics of this cohort... 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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Will Your Next Viral Load Be as Undetectable as the Last? Study Says: Probably

... If your past several viral load test results have been undetectable, there's about a 95 percent chance that your next one will be, too, according to a large Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable Levels

...Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday released results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental drug VX-950 lowered hepatitis C viral loads to undetectable levels, the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports (AP/ Houston Chronicle , 2/7). The... Read more »
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Is the Viral Load really undetectable.

Posted by Atheena, 1 Reply
...section. Just curious on how others are thinking about this. Dr..... I was wondering about how well we are able to track the viral load accurately. I watch my lab results, nothing changes, and everything is perfect for 22 years. However, I... Read more »

Viral load 334,000 to undetectable in 5 months

Posted by DJones, 3 Replies
...Just wanted to give some people hope. In January 2009 I was diagnosed with AIDS and had a viral load of 334,000 and a TCell count of 106. In five months on Atripla I now am undetectable and have a TCell count of 284. So there Read more »

cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 4 Replies
...I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any Read more »

Unprotected Anal Sex

Posted by Anonymous
...Are there ANY documented cases of HIV being transmitted from a person with an Undetectable Viral Load? Please answer my question!!!! Read more »