Now let’s focus on what Texas law requires you to do in regard to HIV testing during pregnancy. Texas Health and Safety Code is the section of law that specifies testing requirements. The code has several recent changes. Click each photograph to learn what is required in various situations.

Lesson 1

Overview of HIV Testing during Pregnancy


Texas Health and Safety Code Section 81.090 House Bill 1795

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Case Study

Missed Opportunities

Perinatally Exposed and Infected Children

Prevalence of HIV in Pregnant Women

Benefit of Treating HIV+ Women

Texas Health and Safety Code

Consent Issues


Testing in the Third Trimester