viral load

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viral load

n.
The concentration of a virus, such as HIV, in the blood.
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Nucleic acid testing for viral burden and viral genotyping.
Although the degree of immunodeficiency and viral burden are monitored routinely, immune activation status is not currently tested in HIV infection.
Results from Phase I and Phase IIA human clinical trials have shown that PRO 140 can significantly reduce viral burden in people infected with HIV.
com/morepositive), or follower on Twitter (@more_positive), the company will donate one rapid HIV test, up to one million, to be used in those countries with the highest viral burden.
Copy-years viremia as a measure of cumulative human immunodeficiency virus viral burden.
Viral burden in genital secretions determines male-to-female sexual transmission of HIV-1: a probabilistic empiric model.
Sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value of oral opportunistic infections in adults with HIV/AIDS as markers of immune suppression and viral burden.
Although it is true that animals showing signs carry a higher viral burden than those without signs [sub-clinical cases], clinical and sub-clinical horses can both act as sources of infection for other horses.
One reason for this variability is, at least in part, related to the HIV viral burden and replication [31].
Though this particular dendritic cell-based vaccine may be difficult to develop commercially because of the high viral burden (and/or the need for ex-vivo expansion of the virus) needed to produce the vaccine, it suggests that the Argos immunotherapeutic, because it is also patient specific but requires only a small plasma sample, could be a promising strategy for treating people with chronic HIV infection.
Predictive value of quantitative PCR-based viral burden analysis for eight human herpesviruses in pediatric solid organ transplant patients.
As immunosuppression due to HIV increases, the HPV viral burden increases along with the associated increased risk of developing CIN.