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Author Topic: New Labs / Good & Bad ?  (Read 614 times)

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Offline johnnyl

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New Labs / Good & Bad ?
« on: January 05, 2013, 12:22:14 AM »
New labs and they look ok... Broke the 300 mark from 4, viral load went up from <20 to <44... a little worried about the increase, or am I just trippin... I've read where an occasional blip may happen, should I be concerned ? I feel great, and doc said I can stop taking the Azithromyacian.. sweeeeet....  F in triglicerdies through the roof still... Ughhhh
Tested Poz May 22nd 2012
CD4      VL            %    6/20/12
4         226000       5
258      800           13    8/23/12
293      <20           17    10/19/12
306      <44           17    12/31/12
398      101           18     2/27/13
607      <20           21     2/28/14

Offline buginme2

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Re: New Labs / Good & Bad ?
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2013, 12:54:00 AM »
Your viral load is not a blip.  Nor is it an increase.

There are a few different "brands" of viral load tests.  Some viral load tests list an undetectable reading as <20, other makers list an undetectable reading as <40.

Both of those test results should be considered undetectable.

A blip would be a result of 200 or more. Repeated tests > 200 would be a concern.
« Last Edit: January 05, 2013, 12:56:24 AM by buginme2 »

Offline Fisher

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Re: New Labs / Good & Bad ?
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2013, 04:09:54 PM »
Just trippin, my opinion.  But I know its so, so very easy that is to do, freak for nothing!

Those numbers look "identical" to me. 
- fisher
09/22 CD 385 %22 VL UD
07/14 CD 391 %20 VL UD
04/14 CD 486 %23 VL <20
11/13 CD 351 %21  VL <20
10/13 CD 390 %16  VL <20
06/13 CD 315 %19  VL  22
02/13 CD 396 %14  VL <20
12/12 CD 392 %13  VL 320
11/12 CD 428 %13  VL 1200
*Started Meds: Atripla
10/12 CD 427 %11  VL 139000 -- 09/12 CD 408 %13 VL 92928
09/11 CD 745 %27 VL CLOT -- 10/10 CD 863 %29 VL 2782
10/09 CD 597 %30 VL 2537 -- 05/08 CD 809 %28 VL 1504
04/07 CD 797 %25 VL 3558 -- 11/06 CD 720 %28 VL 1214
06/05 CD 731 %25 VL 1575 -- 12/04 CD 1176 %30 VL 1329
01/04 CD 959 %26 VL 1011 -- 11/03 CD 1000 %28 VL 1581
12/02 CD 748 %28 -- 10/01 CD 860 %25
08/00 CD 1022 %28 -- 04/99 CD 854 %27
11/98 CD 899 %28 -- 02/97 CD 1400 %37
11/96 CD 1325  VL <500 -- 09/96 Western Blot
05/83 04/98 - Monogamous Partner Being Negative
ARS - LA '82

 


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