How and Where to Report Positive Tests
TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 693 CONTROL OF SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASES CODE
SECTION 693.20 REPORTABLE STDS AND LABORATORY RESULTS
Section 693.20 Reportable HIV/AIDS and Laboratory Results
a) The Department has determined that the following shall be considered reportable STDs:
1) Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Public Health Service, in 1993 Revised Classification System for HIV Infection and Expanded Surveillance Case Definition for AIDS Among Adolescents and Adults, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), December 18, 1992; vol. 41, no. RR-17, and in 1994 Revised Classification System for HIV Infection for Children Less Than 13 Years of Age. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), vol. 43, no. RR-12.
2) HIV Infection (see Section 693.10 for a definition).
b) The Department has determined that the following shall be considered reportable STD laboratory results:
1) A serologic test for antibodies to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is reactive on two or more enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) tests and on one confirmatory Western blot assay test or Indirect Fluorescent Antibody Test (see 77 Ill. Adm. Code 697.100(b)).
4) A CD4+ count with an absolute result of less than 200 CD4+ lymphocytes per microliter or a relative value of less than 14% of total lymphocytes, the levels specified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for defining AIDS.
(Source: Amended at 25 Ill. Reg. 3916, effective April 1, 2001)