Fundamentals Question #28
For which disease process should a patient be placed in contact precautions?
- Scarlet fever
- Steptococcal pharnygitis
The correct option is A. Rotovirus is transmitted through the stool of a person with the infection and can be spread by contact. Scarlet fever, streptococcal pharyngitis, and diphtheria are all spread via exposure to droplets.
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