When is protective isolation indicated to prevent the spread of Klebsiella infections?

Updated: Jun 10, 2019
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Use of protective isolation is generally not recommended. Outbreaks of diarrhea associated with Klebsiella infection in neonatal nurseries should necessitate isolation of affected infants.


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