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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2007

Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Health Care Settings

Description of Resource: 
This document is intended for use by infection control staff, health care epidemiologists, health care administrators, nurses, other health care providers, and people responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating infection control programs for health care settings across the continuum of care.

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Developed By: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Healthcare-Associated Infections
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Expert Opinion
Citation: 
Siegel JD, Rhinehart E, Jackson M, Chiarello L, and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings [Internet]. 2007 [cited 2013 Feb 28]. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pdf/isolation/Isolation2007.pdf