HIV Status


**Note 1:** Physician statement of HIV status can be used to code this data item when no other information is available. **Note 2:** Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) lymphomas are a late manifestation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and have unique clinical and pathological features that differ from lymphomas in the general population. They have a preponderance for extranodal involvement, with central nervous system being the most common site. **Note 3:** HIV includes types I and II. Older terminology includes Human T Lymphotropic Virus -3 (HTLV-3) and Lymphadenopathy Associated Virus (LAV). **Note 4:** Code 9 if there is no mention of HIV/AIDS in the medical record. Do not assume that the patient is HIV negative.




NAACCR #3859


Code Description
0 Not associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) HIV negative
1 Associated with HIV/AIDS HIV positive
7 Test ordered, results not in chart
8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error.)
9 Not documented in medical record HIV status not assessed or unknown if assessed