The detectable range with this method is 34 - 10,000,000 copies/mL
(57 - 17,000,000 IU/mL)
The method used for HIV-1 Viral Load PCR is COBAS TAQMAN HIV-1 Version 2.0
The quantification is homogenous for all sub types of HIV-1 group M and
HIV-1 group O tested, But is not applicable to HIV-2.
This test is exclusively reserved for the follow up of viral loads in
HIV-1 seropositive patients.
Due to an increased sensitivity, a residual viral load, not demonstrated by
alternative techniques, and of which clinical impact is not established
presently, may be detected.
- Is it alarming to a seropositive patient like me?
- Do i need to worry about this result?
- Can you help me about the following interpretation stated above based on the remarks of the Lab result?
- What should I do now? can you please help me.
That HIV viral load result would be considered a low HIV viral load in someone with HIV infection. The language after the test result is required but doesn't impact your test result. You don't provide any clinical context for the test result or what your current CD4 count/percent is. You should discuss HIV treatment options with your doctor.