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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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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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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... one or more of the discrete RNA molecules that make up the segmented viral genome. Antigenic shift in in¯uenza A virus is an example of this sort ... shows that sex (in this case reassortment) can reduce the mutational load in a population and so help it escape from accumulated deleterious effects. ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
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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Viral characterists as viral load, diffusion constant...

Does someone know where I can find some viral properties, as its viral load, diffusion constant, etc? Thanks in advance,

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by Lecticia
Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:06 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viral characterists as viral load, diffusion constant...
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