HIV and AIDS

Department/Agency

Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)

Key information

HIV infections, AIDS cases and deaths among AIDS cases by year of diagnosis or death (from 1990). HIV and AIDS diagnoses classified by sex of patient. HIV cases classified by probable route of transmission, sex, geographic origin, age, HSE area of residence and stage of infection.

Source

Information sent by laboratories and clinicians to the HPSC, via the Departments of Public Health, on newly diagnosed HIV infections. Paediatric information is obtained from Our Lady's Children's Hospital in Crumlin.

Scope

All reported cases. HIV is a notifiable disease.

Frequency

Quarterly

Reference period

Calendar year or half year

Start date

2000

Timeliness

Three months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Transmission route
    Men who have sex with men (MSM); Injecting Drug User (IDU); Heterosexual; Mother to child transmission (MCT); Other; Unknown.
  • HSE area
    HSE East (Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow); HSE non East; Unknown.
  • Age
    Less Than 15 years; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 0-49; 50+ years; Unknown. Also <15 years; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60+ years.
  • Country of origin
    Ireland; Sub-Saharan Africa; Western Europe; Central & Eastern Europe; Latin America & Caribbean; North America; South & South East Asia; Foreign born, Other; Unknown.
  • Infection stage
    Acute HIV Infection; Aysmptomatic; Symptomatic non-AIDS; AIDS; Unknown.

Theme

People and Society - Health

Page Created

2009-11-06

Page Modified

2015-07-30

Keywords

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