Resources & Forms

Expedited Newborn HIV-1 DNA PCR Testing Information

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

ACOG: Prenatal and Perinatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee Opinion 635 Prenatal and Perinatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing: Expanded Recommendations replaces Committee Opinion 418 and provides an overview of recommendations for HIV testing for pregnant... - Read More

CDC Revised Surveillance Case Definition for HIV Infection - 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised the surveillance case definition for HIV infection. The changes were announced in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released on April 11, 2014. The revisions were made to address multiple issues, the most... - Read More

Overview of Hotline Case Management Services

This patient handout describes the Hotline case managment services that are available to pregnant HIV-positive women if they provide consent by signing a Hotline release of information form.

What Women Need to Know Booklet

Developed by the FXB Center, What Women Need to Know: The HIV Treatment Guidelines for Pregnant Women is a educational booklet written at a US grade 6 reading level that provides information to pregnant women with HIV. The booklet discusses recommended antiretroviral... - Read More

CDC Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Healthcare Settings

The CDC revised its recommendations for HIV testing in healthcare settings in September 2006. The Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Healthcare Settings aim to make HIV testing a routine part of medical care in addition to... - Read More

HIV and Women Fact Sheets

A collection of fact sheets on HIV and women including information about prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission during pregnancy, childbirth and after birth.  

Emergency Pharmacy Support for HIV-Exposed Newborns

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline and the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative (PACPI) have partnered with Walgreen’s/C&M Specialty Pharmacy to offer emergency support for the provision of pediatric HIV prophylactic medication.

Hotline Best Practices for HIV-Positive Women in Labor

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline's best practices for labor & delivery and postpartum care of women living with HIV (including those with a positive rapid HIV test) and newborns with HIV exposure.

Hotline Release of Information

To be used by providers to link their patients to case management and specialty care. Once signed by the patient, the release of information authorizes the Hotline to receive and share information about the patient and exposed infant with identified institutions and... - Read More

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