Isolation Table

A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Coronaviruses HKU1, 229E, NL63, and OC43 (not SARS, MERS, nor virus associated with COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2))
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Duration of Ilness

COVID-19 asymptomatic with test pending or test refused
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Refer to clinical algorithms:

Adult: adult covid-19 guidance ed-inpatient-ob-triage-birth-center-and-hospitalized-symptomatic

Pediatric: Peds ED inpatient Algorithm 

 

If discrete or continuous aerosol generating procedure performed, post Aerosol Generating Procedure in progress sign.  Wear the appropriate PPE during the procedure and if applicable, when entering the room 1 hr after the procedure. Refer to: Guidance for PPE use for High Risk Aerosol  Generating Procedures'

COVID-19 confirmed, with signs/symptomatic concerning for COVID-19 undergoing evaluation, COVID-19 exposed
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Refer to clinical algorithms:

Adult: adult covid-19 guidance ed-inpatient-ob-triage-birth-center-and-hospitalized-symptomatic

Pediatric: Peds ED inpatient Algorithm 

 

If patient is receiving a continuous Aerosol Generating Procedure (e.g., high flow oxygen, non-invasive ventilation, mechanical ventilation, tracheostomy in place) negative pressure room preferred. 

 

Coxsackie virus disease (see enteroviral infection)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD, vCJD)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

See IP 4.2 Policies and Procedures for patients with suspected or confirmed human prion disease (e.g., creutzfeldt-Jacob disease [CJD])

Crimean-Congo Fever (see Viral Hemorrhagic Fever)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Duration of illness

If this condition is suspected, IMMEDIATELY CONTACT: INFECTION PREVENTION (Business hours: 415-806-0269; non-business hours: Notify Nursing Supervisor) AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
See also: https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/clinicians/index.html

Croup (infants and young children only)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
When clinical syndrome suspected and/or no organism identified on further testing

duration of illness or until specific pathogen is known

Initiate isolation when test is ordered to rule out viral pathogens.

Cryptococcosis
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
(Cryptococcus neoformans)
Cystic Fibrosis
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Entire hospitalization. HCW gown and gloves for all patient Contact + Standard, and mask with shield during respiratory treatments.  Patients masked when outside hospital or clinic room during entire hospitalization

See additional guidance in Infection Prevention Manual 4.5
(https://infectioncontrol.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/45-cystic-fibrosis)

Cysticercosis
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
(Taenia sp., tapeworm)
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Any patient with CMV infection, including neontes and immunosuppressed children and adults

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