Isolation Guidelines

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  • Streptococcal Disease, Group A

    Isolation requirements

    • Disease: Streptococcal disease (group A streptococcus)
    • Skin, wound or burn
      • Major (no dressing or dressing does not adequately contain drainage): Contact Precautions until receipt of at least 24 hours effective antibiotic therapy.
      • Minor or limited (dressing covers and adequately contains drainage): Standard Precautions
    • Endometritis (puerperal sepsis): Standard Precautions
    • Disease in infants and young children (includes pharyngitis, pneumonia and scarlet fever: Droplet Precautions until receipt of at least 24 hours of effective antibiotic therapy.
    • Serious invasive disease (e.g., necrotizing fascitis, toxic shock syndrome): Droplet Precautions until receipt of at least 24 hours effective antibiotic therapy. Use Contact Precautions for draining wound as noted above.