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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.

Questions

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?

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