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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 5C:

      Section: 26:5C-5: Definitions

           As used in this act:

"AIDS" means acquired immune deficiency syndrome as defined by the Centers for Disease Control of the United States Public Health Service.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Health.

"Department" means the Department of Health.

"Diagnosis and treatment" means services or activities carried out for the purpose of, or as an incident to, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of AIDS and HIV infection and includes interviewing and counseling.

"HIV infection" means infection with the human immunodeficiency virus or any other related virus identified as a probable causative agent of AIDS.

"HIV related illness" means an illness that may result from, or may be associated with, HIV infection.

"HIV related test" means any laboratory test or series of tests for any virus, antibody, antigen or etiologic agent thought to cause or to indicate the presence of AIDS.

"Identifying information" means the name, address, Social Security number, or similar information by which the identity of a person who has or is suspected of having AIDS or HIV infection may be determined with reasonable accuracy either directly or by reference to other publicly available information.

"Informed consent" means consent obtained pursuant to policies and procedures prescribed in 42 C.F.R. s. 2.31.

"Minor" means a person under the age of 12.

"Program" means either an individual or an organization furnishing diagnosis and treatment of AIDS and conditions related to HIV infection.

L.1989, c.303, s.1.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

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