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
Decubitus ulcer, infected
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Major

Duration of illness

“Major” defined as “Dressing does not contain drainage adequately”

Minor or limited

“Minor” defined as “Dressing covers and contains drainage adequately”

Dengue
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Diarrhea
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
acute, of unknown etiology, infective etiology suspected

Duration of illness

Hand Hygiene with soap and water (not alcohol based hand rub) is indicated until cause of diarrhea is determined.

Diphtheria (Corynebacterium diptheriae)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Cutaneous

Until off antibiotics and 2 cultures collected at least 24 hours apart are negative

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Pharyngeal

Until off antibiotics and 2 cultures collected at least 24 hours apart are negative

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