Monday, December 06, 2004

National Perinatal HIV Consultation and Referral Service

The National Perinatal HIV Consultation and Referral Service (Perinatal Hotline) at 888-448-8765, provides free 24-hour clinical consultation and advice on treating HIV-infected pregnant women and their infants as well as indications and interpretations of rapid and standard HIV testing in pregnancy.

The Perinatal Hotline is an expansion of the HRSA National HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Center (NCCC) at San Francisco General Hospital, which currently operates the National HIV Telephone Consultation Service (Warmline) and the National Clinicians’ Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline).

The Perinatal Hotline (888-448-8765) and the PEPline (888-448-4911) are both available 24 hours, seven days per week. The Warmline (800-933-3413) is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday. All consultations are free and confidential.

See the NCCC Web site for more information.

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