Resources & Forms

PRTII Perinatal Rapid HIV Testing Implementation Guide

This document is a historical guide to the implementation of perinatal rapid HIV testing that was initiated in Illinois in 2004. This document contains resources to guide the process of implementation of rapid HIV testing in labor and delivery units. It includes sample... - Read More

Support Groups

HIV and pregnancy can be very isolating. It may be helpful to seek out a support group either in person or online. There are professionals that can help pregnant women with HIV talk about their feelings, talk to partners about an HIV diagnosis, discuss safe sex options and ... - Read More

IDPH Screening Recommendations for Pregnant Women

Intrauterine or perinatally transmitted STIs, Hepatitis B/C, and HIV can have debilitating effects on pregnant women, their partners, and their fetuses. All pregnant women and their sex partners should be questioned and if needed, counseled about the possibility of these... - Read More

Rapid HIV Testing Materials for IL Emergency Departments

All Illinois emergency departments are encouraged to conduct rapid HIV testing of pregnant women. These are the main resources that emergency departments will need for this purpose. Counseling and Testing CDC Revised HIV Testing Recommendations in Healthcare... - Read More

Rapid HIV Testing Materials for IL Birthing Hospitals

All Illinois birthing hospitals conduct rapid HIV testing in labor and delivery units. These are the main resources that hospitals will need to perform rapid HIV testing on pregnant women. Counseling and Testing CDC Revised HIV Testing Recommendations in... - Read More

Congenital Syphilis

Health care providers are required by Illinois law (410 ILCS 320/1) to screen all pregnant women for syphilis infection during the first prenatal visit and during the third trimester. In the event any blood tests shall show a positive or inconclusive result an additional... - Read More

Perinatal Guidelines Pocket Guide

Developed by the FXB Center, the Guidelines for Use of HIV Antiretroviral Therapy in Pregnancy is a pocket guide for clinicians highlighting important steps and considerations from the federal guidelines. This pocket guide has information for not only pregnancy, labor and... - Read More

ACOG: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee Opinion Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus addresses the use of PrEP in combination with other proven HIV prevention methods as a useful HIV prevention strategy for... - Read More

Liquid and Chewable Antiretroviral Drugs Table

This table provides information concerning bioavailability differences between capsule/tablet and liquid/chewable dosage forms of antiretrovirals. Its purpose is to assist providers with management of pregnant patients with HIV who are unable to swallow antiretroviral... - Read More

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