Isolation Guidelines


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  • Wound Infection

    Isolation requirements

    • Disease: Wound infection
    • Major (no dressing or dressing does not adequately cover drainage): Contact Precautions for duration of illness
    • Minor or limited (dressing covers and adequately contains drainage: Standard precautions
    • Comments: For information about wound infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), click here