Reporting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Including Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (lab-confirmed cases)
Adopted Amendment to the Communicable Disease Reporting Rule
The Minnesota Department of Health has adopted an amendment to the Communicable Disease Reporting Rule, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 4605. The change requires all laboratories to report to the Minnesota Department of Health the results of all CD4+ lymphocyte counts and percents and the results of all HIV viral detection laboratory tests.
Lab-confirmed cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), including Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) must be reported to MDH within one working day.
Confidential Case Report Form
This disease may be reported using one of the MDH HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report forms.
- Do not use the "Yellow Card" to report HIV or AIDS cases.
Any reportable infectious disease may be reported by phone to 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.
Surveillance: Recent Changes You Should Know About
Includes information about who is required to submit HIV clinical materials.
- Persons Required
to Report Disease
- Communicable Disease Rule, Chapter 4605: with Notations Pertaining to Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
- Chronic Infections in Pregnant Patients
Pregnancy in a person infected with HIV, including AIDS, should be reported.
For HIV, including AIDS, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.
- Clinical Materials
Clinical materials must be submitted according to these guidelines
- STD/HIV Partner Services Program
A brochure designed for health providers, information is provided about the program that assists HIV or STD infected persons notify their partners about their potential exposure. The brochure may be downloaded for duplication purposes.
MDH comprehensive HIV/AIDS resource page.