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Long Term Care : Infection Prevention Information



 Infection Control Links 

Definitions and Surveillance

CDC NHSN Definitions of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) 2008


McGeer definitions for long term care, 1996


DHMH Public Health Guidelines (includes gastrointestinal and respiratory outbreaks, scabies, varicella, Clostridium difficile, multidrug resistant organisms, etc.)


Regulations Pertaining to Infection Control

DHMH-Code of Maryland Regulations- Care Facilities and Extended Care Facilities, Infection Control Sections 2005; Search in :

CMS Interpretive Guidelines for long term care facilities, 2009;

F Tag 441, Infection Control