Free Trial #14
What type of isolation precaution(s) will be appropriate for a patient with influenza A?
- Airborne and Contact
- Droplet and Contact
The correct option is D. Influenza is transmitted through direct contact and droplets expelled into the air. The influenza A virus requires more than standard precautions which includes hand hygiene, washing clothes in hot water, and wearing personal protective equipment when needed. Influenza A is transmitted via droplets.