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Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Mar;30(3):289-91. doi: 10.1086/595733.

Successful containment of a norovirus outreak in an acute adult psychiatric area.

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  • 1Infection Control Unit, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada. sue.gilbride@capitalhealth.ca

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We describe a norovirus outbreak in an acute adult psychiatric area in a tertiary care hospital. Containment of the outbreak was challenging because of the patients' psychiatric conditions and the area's configuration. On the basis of this experience, recommendations were made to help prevent a similar scenario in the future.

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