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Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), including CD4+ lymphocyte count and viral load, are reportable by name under Subtitle 18 of this title and COMAR 10.18.02.

HIV and AIDS: REPORTABLE CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO THE 1999 SURVEILLANCE DEFINITION (ALL AGES)

All persons who are HIV-infected should be reported by name. Persons who are HIV-infected and exhibit any of the following AIDS-defining clinical conditions should be reported as presumptive AIDS cases. Reporting is done by physicians and clinical and infection control practitioners at certain institutions.

Reportable AIDS-Defining Clinical Conditions

  • Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea or lungs
  • Candidiasis, esophageal
  • *Cervical cancer, invasive
  • Coccidioidomycosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary
  • Cryptococcosis, extrapulmonary
  • Cryptosporidiosis, chronic intestinal (>1 month's duration)
  • Cytomegalovirus disease (other than liver, spleen or nodes)
  • Cytomegalovirus retinitis (with loss of vision)
  • Encephalopathy, HIV-related
  • Herpes simplex: chronic ulcer(s) (>1 month's duration); or bronchitis, pneumonitis or esophagitis
  • Histoplasmosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary
  • Isosporiasis, chronic intestinal (>1 month's duration)
  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • Lymphoma, Burkitt's (or equivalent term)
  • Lymphoma, immunoblastic (or equivalent term)
  • Lymphoma, primary, of brain
  • Mycobacterium avium complex or M. kansasii, disseminated or extrapulmonary
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis, extrapulmonary or disseminated
  • *Mycobacterium tuberculosis, pulmonary
  • Mycobacterium, other species or unidentified species, disseminated or extrapulmonary
  • Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
  • *Pneumonia, recurrent in a 12-month period
  • Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • Salmonella septicemia, recurrent
  • Toxoplasmosis of the brain
  • Wasting syndrome due to HIV
  • **Lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis and/or pulmonary lymphoid hyperplasia
  • **Bacterial infections, multiple or recurrent
  • HIV infection and CD4+ T-lymphocyte count of <200 cells/uL in a person without one of the above listed AIDS-indicator conditions

*These conditions are only included in the adult/adolescent AIDS case definition and not in the pediatric AIDS definition.
**These conditions are only included in the pediatric AIDS case definition and not in the adult AIDS definition.

See HIV/AIDS Reporting

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Updated: 3.8.12