TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 693 CONTROL OF SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE INFECTIONS CODE
SECTION 693.30 REPORTING


 

Section 693.30  Reporting

 

a)         Every health care professional shall report each case in which the health care professional has diagnosed or treated a case of AIDS, HIV infection, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, or chancroid.

 

1)         The reportable STI case report shall state the name, address and telephone number of the health care professional and the date of the report.  The STI case report shall be submitted within seven days after the diagnosis or treatment. 

 

2)         If the health care professional diagnoses or treats a reportable STI in a county or city governed by a local health department, the STI report shall be sent to that local health department.  In all other cases, the STI report shall be sent directly to the Department.

 

3)         For cases of AIDS or HIV infection, the report shall be completed by a health care professional or designee using the Department's Adult HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report for a person age 13 or older, or the Department's Pediatric HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report for a person under age 13. For HIV or AIDS, the report shall include the following information:

 

A)        The individual's name, nine digit Social Security Number, current address, telephone number, age, date of birth, age at diagnosis, current vital status (alive or dead (date of death)), race, ethnicity, sex, current gender, country of birth, residence at diagnosis, facility where diagnosis of HIV or AIDS was established;

 

B)        Patient risk history;

 

C)        Laboratory results of HIV tests;

 

D)        Information concerning the presence and method of diagnosis of AIDS indicator disease;

 

E)        Each successive AIDS indicator disease (e.g., Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, Kaposi's sarcoma or esophageal candidiasis), regardless of whether the case is known or thought to have been previously reported in another state or health jurisdiction;

 

F)         For reports submitted by health care facilities, the name and telephone number of the individual completing the form, if different from the health care professional;

 

G)        Information concerning treatment services and referrals and, for women, information on both the current pregnancy status and births after 1977, and for prenatal cases, information about birth history;

 

H)        Whether the HIV-infected individual has had any exposure-prone invasive procedures performed on him or her and, if so, the types of invasive procedures and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the health care professionals who performed those invasive procedures;

 

I)         Whether the HIV-infected individual is a health care professional; if so, the type of health care professional and whether the individual has performed exposure-prone invasive procedures; and

 

J)         Whether post-test counseling or partner services have taken place or whether assistance is needed from the local health department or the Department.

 

4)         For cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and chancroid, the report shall be completed by a health care professional or designee and shall be reported electronically or on a case report form furnished by the Department, or by a local health department in cities with a population of 1,000,000 or more.  The report shall state the following:

 

A)        The name, address, and telephone number of the health care professional;

 

B)        The date of the report;

 

C)        The STI-infected individual's name, address, telephone number, date of birth, race, ethnicity, sex, and pregnancy status;

 

D)        The diagnosis, diagnostic classification, and any laboratory findings; and

 

E)        The medication name and dosage that the individual is receiving, has received, or will receive, and whether treatment has been completed.

 

b)         Every laboratory and blood bank, through its Director, shall report each instance in which the laboratory or blood bank performed a test for a reportable STI that concluded with a reportable laboratory result.

 

1)         Within seven days after the reportable laboratory test result is obtained, the laboratory or blood bank shall report to the Department, or to the local health department in cities with a population of 1,000,000 or more. The laboratory or blood bank shall report electronically or on a form furnished by the Department, or by the local health department in cities with a population of 1,000,000 or more.

 

2)         For reportable STI laboratory tests, the report shall state the name and address of the laboratory or blood bank and the date of the report, as well as the following information:

 

A)        The name, address and telephone number of the health care professional or other person who submitted the specimen for testing (not applicable to blood banks);

 

B)        The STI-infected individual's name, address, telephone number, date of birth, race, ethnicity and sex, as provided by the health care professional or other person who submitted the specimen for testing; and

 

C)        The date the tests were performed, the laboratory results, and the method employed.

 

3)         A hospital or laboratory shall report to the Department, either electronically or on a form furnished by the Department, all HIV viral load results, both detectable and undetectable, and all subtype and sequence data from antiviral drug resistance testing.  The report shall state the name and address of the laboratory or blood bank and the date of the report, as well as the following information:

 

A)        The name, address and telephone number of the health care professional or other person who submitted the specimen for testing (not applicable to blood banks);

 

B)        The HIV-infected individual's name, address, telephone number, date of birth, race, ethnicity and sex, as provided by the health care professional or other person who submitted the specimen for testing; and

 

C)        The date the tests were performed, the laboratory results, and the method employed.

 

4)         A hospital or laboratory shall report to the Department, either electronically or on a form furnished by the Department, all CD4+ (T4) lymphocyte test results, including count and percentages of any value, which the Department will match against the statewide HIV/AIDS Registry to select only those cases known to the Registry.  The report shall state the name and address of the laboratory or blood bank and the date of the report, as well as the following information:

 

A)        The name, address and telephone number of the health care professional or other person who submitted the specimen for testing (not applicable to blood banks);

 

B)        The HIV-infected individual's name, address, telephone number, date of birth, race, ethnicity and sex, as provided by the health care professional or other person who submitted the specimen for testing; and

 

C)        The date the tests were performed, the laboratory results, and the method employed.

 

5)         In addition to the above reporting requirements:

 

A)        If the subject of the test is under 12 years of age, any reactive or positive test result shall be reported to the Department by telephone immediately or as soon as Department business hours permit at 217/524-5983 for HIV/AIDS test results and 217-782-2747 for all other reportable STI test results.

 

B)        Every laboratory and blood bank shall report the total number of tests performed for reportable STIs each week by sex to the Department, or to the local health department in cities with a population of 1,000,000 or more.  This report shall be made electronically or on a reporting form furnished by the Department, or by the local health department in cities with a population of 1,000,000 or more.

 

c)         All persons required to report pursuant to this Part shall maintain the strict confidentiality of all information and records relating to known or suspected cases of STIs in accordance with the AIDS Confidentiality Act, Section 693.100 of this Part, and 77 Ill. Adm. Code 697.140 (HIV/AIDS Confidentiality and Testing Code − Nondisclosure of the Identity of a Person Tested or Test Results).

 

d)         For each case report of a reportable STI that it receives, pursuant to this Section, the local health department shall report electronically, if available, or forward a copy of the report to the Department within seven days after receiving the report.  The local health department shall assure the completeness and accuracy of the report form.  The local health department shall record the reporting source on the case report form.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 20788, effective October 15, 2014)