Expedited Newborn HIV-1 DNA PCR Testing Requisition

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline offers expedited HIV-1 DNA PCR tests for calls to the Hotline in which an urgent test result is needed for pediatric treatment decision making. Specimens are processed at the Special Infectious Disease (SID) Laboratory of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. If you require expedited testing, you must first call the 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline at 1-800-439-4079 and follow these specimen collection and shipping instructions. All tests must be requested through the Hotline.