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Airborne isolation rooms for patients with airborne diseases are sometimes designed with natural ventilation as a source of supply air.
Some key lessons from the assessment include the importance of developing and practicing consistent protocols and procedures for patient screening; employing a rapid response crisis team; providing airborne isolation and decontamination areas at triage or the building entrance; designing spaces that can function autonomously during times of limited power or moments of crisis; and developing mechanisms for early detection, communication, and education.
Xpert MTB/RIF Assay shortens airborne isolation for hospitalized patients with presumptive tuberculosis in the United States.

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