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HIV/AIDS Reporting Overview Process

An illustration of the process and the roles different entities play is available by downloading the HIV/AIDS Reporting Flow Chart (PDF)Opens in a new browser window..

  • Step 1: A healthcare provider or HIV counseling and testing (C&T) site submits a specimen to a laboratory.
  • Step 2: The laboratory returns a positive result to the healthcare provider or C&T site.
  • Step 3: Both the laboratory and the provider or C&T site report the case to the local health department HIV surveillance staff.
  • Step 4: The local health department submits unduplicated HIV/AIDS cases to CDPH/OA.
  • Step 5: OA submits HIV/AIDS case data to the CDC after identifying information has been removed.

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