Resources & Forms

ACOG: Prenatal and Perinatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee Opinion 752 Prenatal and Perinatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing provides an overview of recommendations for HIV testing for pregnant people.

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 management services that are available to pregnant people living with HIV, 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... - Read More

Emergency Pharmacy Support for Newborns with HIV Exposure

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline and Mother and Child Alliance (MACA) have partnered with Walgreen’s/C&M Specialty Pharmacy to offer emergency support for the provision of pediatric HIV prophylactic medication.

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 their infant with identified institutions and... - Read More

Evaluation and Management of the Infant Exposed to HIV in the US - Updated Oct 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics' updated clinical report offers guidance for clinicians on the evaluation and management of infants born to people living with HIV.  

Guidelines for Voluntary HIV Testing in Illinois

A brief overview for clinicians about the HIV testing law and conducting voluntary HIV testing in Illinois. This fact sheet was prepared in August 2012 by the AIDS Legal Council of Chicago, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, and the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention... - Read More

Expedited Confirmatory HIV Testing Requisition

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline offers expedited confirmatory HIV testing at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Immunology Laboratory for calls to the Hotline in which an urgent confirmatory HIV test result is needed for clinical decision making.The specimens are... - Read More