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What type of isolation precaution(s) will be appropriate for a patient with influenza A?


  1. Universal
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  2. Airborne
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  3. Airborne and Contact
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  4. Droplet and Contact
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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.

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