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Attachment I

Section 58-8.4 - HIV result reporting requirements

(a) No clinical laboratory shall notify a physician or other person legally authorized to receive the result that an HIV test is positive solely on the basis of HIV antibody screening, except that a clinical laboratory may report a preliminary finding of HIV infection pursuant to the written request of a physician or other person legally authorized to receive the test results. Results for specimens found non-reactive by HIV antibody screening may be reported to the physician who ordered the testing or other person legally authorized to receive the result.

(b) For HIV diagnostic testing, a report of preliminary finding of HIV infection shall prominently and clearly state that the finding is preliminary, that results of confirmatory testing will follow, and that such confirmatory results must be considered in making a diagnosis related to HIV infection.

(c) No blood, tissue or organ donor, or consenting next of kin shall be notified that an HIV test result is positive solely on the basis of HIV antibody screening.

Effective Date: 08/13/2003