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Advise health care personnel to observe droplet precautions in addition to standard precautions when examining a patient with symptoms of a respiratory infection, particularly if a fever is present.
Pertussis was considered unlikely, the infant wasn't tested for it, and hospital staff did not observe droplet precautions.
A section on Droplet Precautions was only 73 words.
Transmission-Based Precautions, which include Airborne Precautions, Droplet Precautions and Contact Precautions, are for patients with documented or suspected contagious pathogens.