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This online archive of the CDC Prevention Guidelines Database is being maintained for historical purposes, and has had no new entries since October 1998. To find more recent guidelines, please visit the following:

Prevention Guidelines

Topic: Hospital Infections

(Please note that the documents listed below are sorted by date.)

Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Health-Care Worker Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis; 1998:05:15

Missed Opportunities for Pneumococcal and Influenza Vaccination of Medicare Pneumonia Inpatients -- 12 Western States, 1995; 1997:10:03

Staphylococcus aureus with Reduced Susceptibility to Vancomycin -- United States, 1997; 1997:08:22

Interim Guidelines for Prevention and Control of Staphylococcal Infection Associated with Reduced Susceptibility to Vancomycin; 1997:07:11

Sustained Transmission of Nosocomial Legionnaires Disease -- Arizona and Ohio; 1997:05:16

Evaluation of Blunt Suture Needles in Preventing Percutaneous Injuries Among Health-Care Workers During Gynecologic Surgical Procedures -- New York City, March 1993-June 1994; 1997:01:17

Evaluation of Safety Devices for Preventing Percutaneous Injuries Among Health-Care Workers During Phlebotomy Procedures -- Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York City, and San Francisco, 1993-1995; 1997:01:17

Guidelines for Prevention of Nosocomial Pneumonia; 1997:01:03

Outbreaks of Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Hemodialysis Patients -- California, Nebraska, and Texas, 1994; 1996:04:12

Guidelines for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals Hospital Infection Control Advisory Committee; 1996:01:01

Case-Control Study of HIV Seroconversion in Health-Care Workers After Percutaneous Exposure to HIV-Infected Blood -- France, United Kingdom, and United States, January 1988-August 1994; 1995:12:22

Recommendations for Preventing the Spread of Vancomycin Resistance Recommendations of the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC); 1995:09:22

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Facilities, 1994; 1994:10:28

Testing for Antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 in the United States; 1992:07:17

Hospital Infections Program NOTE: Guidelines for Prevention of Intravascular Device-Related Infections is currently being updated Draft version was pubished for comment in the Federal Register on 9/27; 1991:08:01

Current Trends Risks Associated with Human Parvovirus B19 Infection; 1989:02:17

Recommendations for Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health-Care Settings; 1987:08:21

Guideline for Handwashing and Hospital Environmental Control, 1985; 1985:01:01

Guideline for Infection Control in Hospital Personnel; 1983:07:01

Guideline For Prevention of Surgical Wound Infections, 1985; 1982:01:01

Guideline for Prevention of Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections; 1981:02:01

This page last reviewed: Wednesday, January 27, 2016