Section 22-11A-51

Informed consent required for HIV testing.

(a) Before any HIV test is performed, the health care provider or testing facility shall obtain from the person a voluntary informed consent to administer the test.

(b) A general consent form should be signed for medical or surgical treatment which specifies the testing for HIV infection by any antibody tests or other means and may be considered as meeting the standard of informed consent in subsection (a).

(Acts 1991, No. 91-120, p. 140, §2(a), (b).)