Resources & Forms

IDPH Repeat Third Trimester Testing Letter

The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a Dear Colleague letter from Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck urging hospitals and medical providers to conduct repeat 3rd trimester testing for all pregnant people in the state. This is another way that Illinois can continue to... - Read More
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Hotline Best Practices for Care of Infants with Perinatal Exposure to HIV

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline's best practices for the care of low-risk and high-risk infants with perinatal HIV exposure were adapted from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs During Pregnancy and... - Read More

Preliminary Positive Data Report

To be completed by Illinois hospital staff for every preliminary positve rapid HIV test result and faxed to the Mother and Child Alliance (formerly Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative). This form is required by the state of Illinois.

Guidelines for Voluntary HIV Testing in Illinois

A brief overview for clinicians about the HIV testing law and conducting voluntary HIV testing in Illinois. This fact sheet was prepared in August 2012 by the AIDS Legal Council of Chicago, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, and the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention... - Read More

Expedited Confirmatory HIV Testing Requisition

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline offers expedited confirmatory HIV testing at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Immunology Laboratory for calls to the Hotline in which an urgent confirmatory HIV test result is needed for clinical decision making.The specimens are... - Read More

Expedited Confirmatory HIV Testing Information

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline offers expedited confirmatory HIV testing at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Immunology Laboratory for calls to the Hotline in which an urgent confirmatory HIV test result is needed for clinical decision making. The specimens are... - Read More

Expedited HIV Viral Load Testing Requisition

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline facilitates expedited Viral Load tests (HIV-1 RNA assays) for calls to the Hotline in which an urgent viral load test result is needed for clinical decision making. Tests are performed at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital... - Read More

Expedited HIV Viral Load Testing Information

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline facilitates expedited Viral Load tests (HIV-1 RNA assays) for calls to the Hotline in which an urgent viral load test result is needed for clinical decision making. Tests are performed at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital... - Read More

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... - Read More

Perinatal HIV Reporting Requirements for Illinois

The Perinatal HIV Prevention Act was most recently revised in 2017 with changes effective January 1, 2018. This is a summary of the reporting requirements for Illinois hospitals. All reporting must be done in compliance with the AIDS Confidentiality Act... - Read More

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