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Viral load

viral load

The number of viral particles (usually hIV) in a sample of blood plasma. HIV viral load is increasingly employed as a surrogate marker for disease progression. It is measured by pCR and bDNA tests and is expressed in number of HIV copies or equivalents per millilitre.


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Virus Questions [Science Fiction]

... through a cut or bite. Prey could be attacked, infected, and then the viral load could be harvested later as it incubated within the host... Anyway, you got a sense of ...

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by Tenebrae
Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:43 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
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Question about lab concentration

... have no degree in science. My question is: How does this compare to the viral load found in human blood. Different stages of infection/development. Edit 1: Sites like this ...

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by paragon
Sun Apr 24, 2011 11:26 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question about lab concentration
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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
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Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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Re: There is no HIV?? But there is AIDS??

... of the progression of 'the disease' there are two surrogate markers, viral load and t-cell count. The count of t-cells in healthy people can vary widely, and its response ...

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by junkscientists
Fri Jun 11, 2010 7:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: There is no HIV?? But there is AIDS??
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Re: There is no HIV?? But there is AIDS??

... harmless. Even the man who created the PCR, the test used to show the viral load is an HIV Dissident and said his test should NOT be used in HIV. I have to run, but just ...

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by JPisME
Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:22 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: There is no HIV?? But there is AIDS??
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