Isolation Guidelines


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  • Meningococcal Disease

    Isolation requirements

    • Disease: Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcal) sepsis, pneumonia or meningitis
    • Category: Droplet
    • Infective material: Respiratory secretions
    • Duration of isolation: Until after 24 hours of effective therapy
    • Comments: See Antibiotic Prophylaxis Following an Exposure to Meningitis for more information