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

Rapid HIV Testing Emergency Dept Staff Competency Template

This template can be utilized to assess emergency department staff competency regarding the rapid HIV testing law in Illinois and its implementation in emergency departments. It includes true/false, yes/no and multiple choice questions about testing pregnant women for HIV,... - 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.

Rapid HIV Testing L&D Staff Competency Template

This template can be utilized to assess staff competency regarding the rapid HIV testing law in Illinois and its implementation in labor and delivery units. It includes true/false, yes/no and multiple choice questions about testing pregnant women for HIV, testing newborn... - Read More

Rapid HIV Test Counseling on Labor and Delivery Flip Chart

This flip chart, created by the Perinatal Rapid Testing Implementation Initiative in Illinois (PRTII2), was developed to provide hospital staff with a script for perinatal rapid HIV test counseling in labor and delivery units.

Perinatal Rapid HIV Testing Training Scenarios

These training scenarios are designed to assist staff in understanding Illinois' law regarding rapid HIV testing of pregnant women. These scenarios were developed by the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative (PACPI) and the 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline for... - Read More

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

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