For veterinary professionals
and their practice teams.
Table of Contents
Click on the control measures below for guidance on disrupting pathogen transmission.4,7, 13–17
Measures for All Transmission Routes
Early identification of infectious cases (e.g., phone triage) to prevent exposures within the main hospital areas
Additional Measures for Vector-Borne Transmission
Implement pest management (extermination) for the practice
Additional Measures for Aerosol Transmission
Isolation room with separate ventilation (negative-pressure ventilation possibly an additional benefit)
Remove vectors from infested patients
Use gloves, gowns, masks, and eye protection as appropriate for the pathogen
Use gloves when performing vector removal or extermination tasks
These guidelines are supported by a generous educational grantfrom Virox Animal Health™.
These guidelines were subjected to a formal peer-review process.