Duration of Contact Precautions Guidelines from SHEA

Duration of Contact Precautions GUIDELINES Pocket Guide

in Acute-Care Settings

Approved By

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

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The Duration of Contact Precautions GUIDELINES Pocket Guide is based on the latest guidelines of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and was developed with their collaboration. It contains expert recommendations for contact precaution duration in acute-care settings for the major resistant bacterial pathogens.

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  • Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)
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  • Clostridium difficile
  • Microbiological Screening and Molecular Testing

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