Isolation Guidelines

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  • Influenza

    Isolation requirements

    • Disease: Influenza
    • Category: Droplet Precautions
    • Duration of isolation: In immunocompetant patients, discontinue isolation precautions after all symptoms have resolved or influenza culture is negative following 5 days of symptoms, whichever comes first. In immunocompromised patients, discontinue isolation only after all symptoms have resolved.
    • Comments: For more information, see Management of the Patient with Known or Suspected Influenza