NAACCR Item #3859: HIV Status

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,859 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.hivStatus


HIV status refers to infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is associated with increased risk of developing some lymphomas.


HIV status may be collected by the surveillance community for neoplasms (e.g., Kaposi Sarcoma, Lymphomas) that are closely related to HIV/AIDS. Prior to 2018, Lymphoma SSF#1 and Kaposi Sarcoma SSF# 1, were used for HIV Status.


0Not associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome(AIDS) HIV negative
1Associated with HIV/AIDS HIV positive
7Test ordered, results not in chart
8Not 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.)
9Not documented in medical record HIV status not assessed or unknown if assessed

Each Site-Specific Data Item (SSDI) applies only to selected primary sites, histologies, and years of diagnosis. Depending on applicability and standard-setter requirements, SSDIs may be left blank.