PIAC Case Series
Case 12 - Troy, 6 Years Old
Troy is a 6 y/o admitted with severe diarrhea. A child at same daycare was known to have rotavirus infection.
Should patients with diarrhea be placed on isolation precautions on admission prior to diagnosis?
What gastro-intestinal pathogens can be spread in the hospital setting?
Once a diagnosis or rotavirus is confirmed, what education can be provided to family?