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Our hospital is encouraging hand washing instead of gel after patient contact.  Apparently gel isn't as effective with this organism.

Julie

That's the only difference I think.

Sent from my phone, please forgive brevity and typos.

> On Oct 2, 2014, at 2:02 PM, Amy Roy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Dear colleagues,
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> What, if any, precautions are people using for pediatric ED patients with respiratory symptoms who could possibly have EV 68?  We have received a litany of sort of vague recommendations from various sources.  The most recent endorses contact and droplet precautions for fever, rash, runny nose, cough and myalgia.
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> Thanks in advance,
>
> Amy Roy
> New Hampshire's Hospital for Children
> Manchester, NH
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