Updated Hotline Guidelines for Infants with Perinatal HIV Exposure

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline has released updated Best Practices for the Care of Infants with Perinatal Exposure to HIV. Main updates include:

  • Modified criteria for determination of infant risk status
  • NVP dosing for ≥32 to <34 weeks’ gestation at birth
  • Changes to PCR testing intervals for low and high risk infants and elimination of infant HIV antibody test at 12-18 months
  • Addition of a brief section on infant feeding guidance

Please call the Hotline at 1-800-439-4079 if you have any questions about these updated guidelines.