Reporting HIV/AIDS - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Reporting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Including Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

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What to report
How to report
Who is required to report
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What to report

Cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), including Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) must be reported to MDH within one working day.

  • All laboratories are required to report the results of all CD4+ lymphocyte counts and percents and the results of all HIV viral detection laboratory tests.

Case definition

How to report HIV/AIDS

  • HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report Forms
    This disease may be reported using one of the MDH HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report forms (Adults, Pediatric or Perinatal).

  • Phone
    Any reportable infectious disease may be reported by phone to 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.
Other reporting: chronic infections in pregnant patients

Other reporting: partner notification

  • STD/HIV Partner Services Program
    Help for when partners need to be informed about STDs/HIV. The MDH STD/HIV Partner Services Program assists HIV or STD infected persons with notifying their partners about their potential exposure in a sensitive and private way.

Who is required to report

  • Health care practitioners (health care facilities, medical laboratories, and in certain circumstances veterinarians and veterinary medical laboratories) are required to report disease to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) under Minnesota state law.
    • Unless previously reported, every licensed health care provider who provides care to any patient who has, is suspected of having, or has died from a reportable disease is required to report.
  • Any person in charge of any institution, school, child care facility, or camp is also required to report disease to MDH.

More about HIV/AIDS

Updated Monday, 30-Oct-2017 10:56:02 CDT