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2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings

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Jane D. Siegel, MD; Emily Rhinehart, RN MPH CIC; Marguerite Jackson, PhD ; Linda Chiarello, RN MS; the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee

Acknowledgement: The authors and HICPAC gratefully acknowledge Dr. Larry Strausbaugh for his many contributions and valued guidance in the preparation of this guideline.

Suggested 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

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee

Chair

Patrick J. Brennan, MD
Professor of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases University of Pennsylvania Medical School

Executive Secretary

Michael Bell, MD
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion National Center for Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Members

BRINSKO, Vicki L., RN, BA Infection Control Coordinator Vanderbilt University Medical Center

DELLINGER, E. Patchen., MD Professor of Surgery University of Washington School of Medicine

ENGEL, Jeffrey, MD Head General Communicable Disease Control Branch North Carolina State Epidemiologist

GORDON, Steven M., MD Chairman, Department of Infections Diseases Hospital Epidemiologist Cleveland Clinic Foundation Department of Infectious Disease

HARRELL, Lizzie J., PhD, D(ABMM) Research Professor of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Pathology Associate Director, Clinical Microbiology Duke University Medical Center

O’BOYLE, Carol, PhD, RN Assistant Professor, School of Nursing University of Minnesota

PEGUES, David Alexander, MD Division of Infectious Diseases David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

PERROTTA, Dennis M. PhD., CIC Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology University of Texas School of Public Health Texas A & M University School of Rural Public Health

PITT, Harriett M., MS, CIC, RN Director, Epidemiology Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

RAMSEY, Keith M., MD Professor of Medicine Medical Director of Infection Control The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

SINGH, Nalini, MD, MPH Professor of Pediatrics Epidemiology and International Health The George Washington University Children’s National Medical Center

STEVENSON, Kurt Brown, MD, MPH Division of Infectious Diseases Department of Internal Medicine The Ohio State University Medical Center

SMITH, Philip W., MD Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases Department of Internal Medicine University of Nebraska Medical Center

HICPAC membership (past)

Robert A. Weinstein, MD (Chair) Cook County Hospital Chicago, IL

Jane D. Siegel, MD (Co-Chair) University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX

Michele L. Pearson, MD (Executive Secretary) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA

Raymond Y.W. Chinn, MD Sharp Memorial Hospital San Diego, CA

Alfred DeMaria, Jr, MD Massachusetts Department of Public Health Jamaica Plain, MA

James T. Lee, MD, PhD University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN

William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH University of North Carolina Health Care System Chapel Hill, NC

William E. Scheckler, MD University of Wisconsin Madison, WI

Beth H. Stover, RN Kosair Children’s Hospital Louisville, KY

Marjorie A. Underwood, RN, BSN CIC Mt. Diablo Medical Center Concord, CA

HICPAC Liaisons

William B. Baine, MD Liaison to Agency for Healthcare Quality Research

Joan Blanchard, RN, MSN, CNOR Liaison to Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

Patrick J. Brennan, MD Liaison to Board of Scientific Counselors

Nancy Bjerke, RN, MPH, CIC Liaison to Association of Professionals in Infection Prevention and Control

Jeffrey P. Engel, MD Liaison to Advisory Committee on Elimination of Tuberculosis

David Henderson, MD Liaison to National Institutes of Health

Lorine J. Jay MPH, RN, CPHQ Liaison to Healthcare Resources Services Administration

Stephen F. Jencks, MD, MPH Liaison to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Sheila A. Murphey, MD Liaison to Food and Drug Administration

Mark Russi, MD, MPH Liaison to American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Rachel L. Stricof, MPH Liaison to Advisory Committee on Elimination of Tuberculosis

Michael L. Tapper, MD Liaison to Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Robert A. Wise, MD Liaison to Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Authors’ Associations

Jane D. Siegel, MD Professor of Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Emily Rhinehart RN MPH CIC CPHQ Vice President AIG Consultants, Inc.

Marguerite Jackson, RN PhD CIC Director, Administrative Unit, National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium,Department of Medicine University of California San Diego

Linda Chiarello, RN MS Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC

 
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