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

Varicella-Zoster (See Varicella-Zoster)
Viral, Infants and young children
Viral, All other patients

See Respiratory Infectious Disease, acute, or specific viral agent

Pneumonia, adenovirus

Duration of illness

Bacterial, not listed elsewhere
Burkholderia cepacia in cystic fibrosis patients, including respiratory tract colonization
Burkholderia cepacia in patients without cystic fibrosis
Chlamydia
Fungal
H. influenzae, Infants and children (any age)
H. influenzae, All other patients

Until 24 hours after initiation of effective theraphy

Legionella
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)
Q fever (Coxiella burnetii)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Rabies
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Rat-bite fever (Streptobacillus moniliformis, Spirillum minus)
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Relapsing fever
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment
Respiratory infectious disease, acute (if not covered elsewhere) All other patients
Condition Isolation Duration of Isolation Comment

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