In order to use this system, a user login and password must be assigned. Barrineau-Vejjajiva dph. Please note that pediatric cases cannot be reported through SendSS. Box Atlanta, GA According to Georgia's notifiable disease reporting law, all tests indicative of HIV infection are reportable.
State Laboratory Reporting Laws: Viral Load and CD4 Requirements
HIV Infection Reporting -- United States
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HIV and STD Criminalization Laws
The listed documents provide guidance about the surveillance case definition for HIV infection and reporting criteria for HIV infection and perinatal exposure to HIV infection. This guidance is intended for clinicians who diagnose persons with HIV infection, laboratories, HIV surveillance programs, and health department staff. Additional guidance for epidemiological analyses of HIV surveillance data are also listed. Please refer to the appropriate state or local health department HIV surveillance program for specific guidance on reporting requirements in your local area.
Data collected from these tests can also be used to provide information about the effectiveness of and need for prevention and treatment programs. HIV medicine, when taken as prescribed, reduces the amount of HIV in the body viral load to a very low level, which keeps the immune system working and prevents illness. This is called viral suppression. HIV viral loads are routinely monitored to detect drug resistant virus or potential issues with treatment adherence. CD4 is a protein found on the surface of some white blood cells.