Screening and isolation for infection control.

Abstract

Control measures aimed to reduce the prevalence of healthcare-associated infections include active surveillance cultures (ASCs), contact isolation of patients colonised with epidemiologically significant pathogens, and pre-emptive isolation of high risk patients. However, the benefits of these measures are questionable. A systematic review of isolation… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2009.05.002

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