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HIV/AIDS Data and Analysis
Beginning July 1, 2006, the State of Oregon will require additional lab information regarding HIV-related testing. These changes include reporting of all viral loads and CD4 counts (previously only detectable viral loads were reportable). Additionally, laboratories will now be given the option of reporting all labs electronically.
Laboratory Letter outlining new reporting changes as of July 1, 2006.
On April 17, 2006, the State of Oregon switch to named reporting for all HIV cases. See the list of Frequently Asked Questions for more on this topc and text of new Oregon Administrative Rules. The folowing links (in PDF format) contain information regarding the changes to HIV named reporting in the State of Oregon.
HIV Reporting Change Factsheet and Frequently Asked Questions
Revision to OAR 333-019-0031
Revision to OAR 333-018-0015
Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
Universal HIV Screening for Pregnant Women in Oregon
In 2005, the Oregon legislature passed HB 2706, which revised ORS 433.017 and 433.045 to facilitate universal testing of pregnant women. These changes are collectively known as “opt-out” prenatal testing for HIV.