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
Lassa fever (see Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Legionella (Legionnaires’ disease)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
(Legionella sp.)
Leprosy
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
(Mycobacterium leprae)
Leptospirosis
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
(Leptospira sp.)
Lice
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Head lice (pediculosis)

24 hours after treatment (shampoo or oral medication)

Change patient gown and linen post treatment (TIP SHEET).

Body lice
Pubic lice
Listeriosis
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
(Listeria monocytogenes)
Lyme disease
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
(borreliosis, Borrelia burgdorferi)
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Lymphogranuloma venereum
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment