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
Necrotizing enterocolitis
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Neisseria meningitidis, invasive (meningitis, pneumonia, sepsis, meningococcemia)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Until 24 hrs after initiation of effective therapy

Nocardiosis (Nocardia sp.), any presentation
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Norovirus
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Patients on 11L or 12L:  Duration of hospitalization.  All others: Enteric Contact isolation can be discontinued if (1) patient has had no diarrhea for ≥48 hours AND (2) patient has been transferred to clean room. 

Hand Hygiene with soap and water (not alcohol based hand rub) is indicated upon exiting the room of a patient on Contact Isolation for norovirus. Wash your hands sign is available. 

Norwalk agent Gastroenteritis (see Gastroenteritis)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment