APIC and CDC survey of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolation and control practices in hospitals caring for children. Part 1: Patient and family isolation policies and procedures. Association for Professionals in Infection and Epidemiology, Inc.

@article{Kellerman1998APICAC,
  title={APIC and CDC survey of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolation and control practices in hospitals caring for children. Part 1: Patient and family isolation policies and procedures. Association for Professionals in Infection and Epidemiology, Inc.},
  author={Scott E. Kellerman and D N Simonds and Sube Banerjee and J Towsley and Beth H Stover and William Jarvis},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={478-82}
}
BACKGROUND The 1994 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention draft Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Facilities did not exempt pediatric facilities from instituting controls to prevent nosocomial tuberculosis (TB) transmission. Many researchers contend that TB disease in children does not require such… CONTINUE READING