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10.18.02.00.htm 10.18.02.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 18 HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) INFECTION AND ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS) Chapter 02 HIV and CD4+ Investigations and Case Reporting Authority: Health-General Article, §2-104(b) 4-101, 4-102, 18-102, 18-103, 18-201.1, 18-202.1, 18-205, 18-207, and 18-215; State Government Article, §10-617; Annotated Code of Maryland
10.18.02.01.htm 10.18.02.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter establishes the requirements for:. 1) Physician reporting of a:. a) Case of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and. b) Birth of an infant whose mother has tested positive for HIV;. 2) Institution reporting of a case of HIV or AIDS;. 3) Laboratory reporting of a test result for HIV infection or CD4+ count; and. 4) Follow-up of:. a) A physician's report of HIV or AIDS;.
10.18.02.02.htm 10.18.02.02. 02 Exemptions.. A. Qualifications for Exemption. A research project that meets both of the following criteria may be eligible for exemption from the HIV reporting requirements of Regulation .06 of this chapter:1) The research project has been approved by an institutional review board; and. 2) The research:. a) Is intended to determine the safety or effectiveness of a vaccine that would produce immunity agab) Is not primarily intended to provide medical treatment to participants..
10.18.02.03.htm 10.18.02.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has the meaning stated in Health-General Article, §18-201.1(a) and 18-202.1(b) Annotated Code of Maryland.2) "Anonymous" means that a patient does not use the patient's name as identification and can only be identified through use of a code.3) "Assigned laboratory number" means a number assigned to a laboratory by
10.18.02.04.htm 10.18.02.04. 04 Physician Responsibility.. A. A physician shall:. 1) Report a case of HIV or AIDS or newborn HIV exposure for a patient under the physician's care to the health officer within 48 hours, by phone or in writing on a form provided by the Secretary; and2) Include the information requested on the form.. B. A physician may not transmit information to the health officer or the Secretary about a case of HIV or AIDS or newborn HIV exposure by facsimile or another electronic metho
10.18.02.05.htm 10.18.02.05. 05 Responsibilities of Clinical and Infection Control Practitioners in Institutions.. A. A clinical or infection control practitioner working in an institution required to report as set forth in Health-General Article, §18-202.1, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall:1) Report a case of HIV or AIDS under the care of the institution to the health officer within 48 hours, by phone or in writing on a form provided by the Secretary; and2) Include the information requested on the form..
10.18.02.06.htm 10.18.02.06. 06 Responsibilities of Laboratory Directors.. A. Except as provided in Regulations .01C and .02 of this chapter, the director of a medical laboratory shall:1) Submit a report to the health officer for the jurisdiction where the laboratory is located, within 48 hours after an examination of a specimen from a human body shows one of the following:a) A positive result on a test designed to confirm in a sample the presence of HIV infection in accordance with Health-Genera
10.18.02.07.htm 10.18.02.07. 07 Out-of-State Laboratories.. An out-of-State laboratory that holds a permit to operate issued by Maryland and performs HIV or CD4+ tests shall submit the report required under Regulation .06 of this chapter to the Secretary.
10.18.02.08.htm 10.18.02.08. 08 Responsibility of Health Officer.. A. This regulation establishes requirements for follow-up by the health officer of a report of HIV or AIDS or newborn HIV exposure or laboratory report of HIV infection or CD4+ count.B. This regulation does not supplant or otherwise modify the:. 1) Physician's obligation to report a case of HIV or AIDS or newborn HIV exposure under Health-General Article, §18-201.1, Annotated Code of Maryland, and Regulation .04 of th2) Clinical or infection
10.18.02.09.htm 10.18.02.09. 09 Record Maintenance and Confidentiality.. A. A person that submitted a report of HIV or AIDS or newborn HIV exposure shall make available to the health officer or the Secretary the information necessary to compile an HIV/AIDS case report, according to Regulations .04―06 of this chapter.B. Except for a designated anonymous HIV test site, a person that ordered the laboratory examination shall make available to the health officer or the Secretary the informatio
10.18.02.9999.htm 10.18.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 18, 2002 (29:3 Md. R. 220) ―. Chapter revised effective September 8, 2008 (35:18 Md. R. 1600). Regulation .02B, C amended effective March 14, 2016 (43:5 Md. R. 385). Regulation .03B amended effective March 14, 2016 (43:5 Md. R. 385). Regulation .08C amended effective March 14, 2016 (43:5 Md. R. 385).
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