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
Pneumonia due to
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Streptococcus pyogenes (group A strep)

Until 24 hours after initiation of effective therapy

Poliomyelitis
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Duration of illness

Pressure ulcer (decubitus ulcer, pressure sore) infected Major
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

Duration of illness

Until drainage stops or can be contained by dressing

Pressure ulcer (decubitus ulcer, pressure sore) infected Minor or limited
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

If dressing covers and contains drainage.

Prion disease (See Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Pseudomonas sp.
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
multi-drug resistant (CP-gene positive or cefepime resistant or ceftazidime resistant)
All other patients
Psittacosis (ornithosis)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
(Chlamydia psittaci)

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