Fundamentals Question #28

Question

For which disease process should a patient be placed in contact precautions?

Answers

  1. Rotovirus
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  2. Scarlet fever
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  3. Steptococcal pharnygitis
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  4. Diphtheria
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Explanation

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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