When can ESBL contact precautions be removed?
A question that has come up many times during rounds in the hospital. A patient with a previously documented hx of ESBL presented to hospital for other reasons without any signs of active infection, and is placed on contact isolation due to the previous hx. At what point can we consider or determine if we can discontinue contact precautions on these patients?
Review this 1 answer or add your answer below.
I would not put any isolation if the infection is cleared in the past.
Submit Your Answer!