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A viral load test shows how much HIV there is in a small sample of blood. The lower the amount the better. The aim of HIV treatment is to reduce viral load to a level which is too low to be measured by standard tests. This is called an ‘undetectable’ viral load. This means HIV is still present in your body, but at a low level.

Here’s why you test positive for HIV if you’re undetectable

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation
11 June 2019

When Undetectable Is Unachievable: Study Offers Insights into HIV Persistence

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
11 March 2019