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Hiv Reporting

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HIV reporting vs. AIDS reporting

In California, what are the requirements for MDs for reporting patients with AIDS vs. reporting for HIV+? Are names reported or just numbers?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...California only reports AIDS(by name) and does not report individuals who are HIV infected without evidence of AIDS. Read more »

HIV Reporting Policies by State

...trying to do some research on which states require HIV reporting. I found that all states... Read more »

HIV+ Reported to Dentist by Medical HMO

I wasn't sure where to put this question. If one is employed by a major corp which provides health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Assembly Approves Bill That Would Create Names-Based HIV Reporting System

...for new HIV cases in the state, the Los Angeles Times reports (Ornstein, Los Angeles Times , 3/31). California's current HIV reporting system, which was implemented in 2002, uses alphanumeric codes that incorporate a patient's birth date,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Name-Based HIV Reporting Doesn't Deter Testing

... New research indicates that a New York state law requiring name-based HIV reporting and partner notification has not led to a decline in the willingness of high-risk persons to be tested or to a drop in testing...reporting of known partners is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on California's Code-Based HIV Reporting System

...follow-up with patients and the notification of sexual partners of those who test HIV-positive. CDC does not consider code-based HIV reporting to be accurate, and federal officials have said they soon will withhold funds from states that use... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Considering Switching From Coded HIV Reporting System to Names-Based Reporting Because of Inefficiencies

... California's HIV reporting system -- which relies on codes rather than names to protect patient privacy -- has become a "bureaucratic morass," and even...with patients and the notification of sexual partners of those who test HIV-positive.... Read more »
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Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

Help! Report on HIV due soon!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hello my name is jenny and my report on HIV is due soon. I need to know what happens when HIV complicates itself? I know you die but like what happens in between. Read more »

Should I report this HIV doctor?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 6 Replies
...Hi. It's six days since I had a bad experience with an HIV doctor. The anger in me has subsided. However, I was so enraged by this doctor at the time that the next day I got in touch Read more »

BBC Report on Brain Scan of HIV Effects

Posted by ScotCharles
...Link below to copies of MRI brain scans of HIV+ people Scans show how HIV attacks brain HIV, which attacks the Read more »