Isolation Guidelines


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  • Ritter's Disease

    Isolation requirements

    • Disease: Ritter's disease (staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome)
    • Category: Standard Precautions, unless the Staphylococcus aureus isolate is methicillin-resistant, then use Contact Precautions
    • Comments: Click here for more information regarding isolation of patients infected or colonized with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.