Resources & Forms

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

HIV and Preconception Toolkit

The HIV and Preconception Care Toolkit was developed with the aim of helping HIV primary care providers to address reproductive health issues with their patients, including preconception care, family planning and safer conception for HIV sero-discordant couples. The... - Read More

CDC Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States – 2017 Update provides health care providers with recommendations on the use of PrEP to prevent HIV, including use in HIV-discordant couples... - Read More

U.S. Public Health Service Perinatal Guidelines

The United States Public Health Service provides clinical guidelines for the treatment of HIV/AIDS that are continually reviewed and updated by experts in the field. They are available at HIVinfo. Sources of treatment information for perinatal HIV include the... - Read More