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28 Pa. Code § 501.83. Infection control.

§ 501.83. Infection control.

 The birth center shall develop infection control policies and procedures to minimize and control possibilities of infection, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

   (1)  Handwashing techniques for adequate protection of the mother or newborn infant from infection and other contamination.

   (2)  Contagious disease control measures for staff personnel, carrier or suspected carrier, spouse, or support persons.

   (3)  Sterilization methods and procedures.

   (4)   Infection control measures, including birth room cleaning policies and birth room waste disposal policies and procedures.

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