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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: Nosocomial Infections

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

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

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

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

Screening for Tuberculosis and Tuberculosis Infection in High-Risk Populations Recommendations of the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis; 1995:09:08

Notice to Readers Update: Management of Patients with Suspected Viral Hemorrhagic Fever -- United States; 1995:06:30

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

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

Epidemiologic Notes and Reports Nosocomial Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis to Health-Care Workers and HIV-Infected Patients in an Urban Hospital -- Florida; 1990:10:12

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

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

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