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§ 1633. Minimum Standards for Infection Control.

16 CA ADC § 1633BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 16. Osteopathic Medical Board of California
Article 8. Active Practice Requirements (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1633
§ 1633. Minimum Standards for Infection Control.
(a) Licensees shall follow the recommendations and the precautions set forth below, hereby incorporated by reference, in order to minimize the transmission of bloodborne pathogens in health care settings. Adherence to these recommendations shall constitute the minimum standard of infection control.
(1) “Recommendations for Preventing Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis B Virus to patients During Exposure-Prone Invasive Procedures” from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 12, 1991, Vol.40, No.RR-8.
(2) “Update: Universal Precautions for Prevention of Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis B Virus and Other Bloodborne Pathogens in Health-Care Settings” from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 24, 1988, Vol.37, No.24, pp.377-382, 387-388.
(3) “Recommendations for Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health-Care Settings” from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, August 21, 1987, Vol.36, No.2S.
(4) “Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens in Health Care Settings” from California Department of Health Services, May 1993.
(b) In instances of conflict between differing Centers for Disease Control recommended infection control practices, in publications (1), (2) or (3) above, the most recent recommendation will prevail.
Note: Authority cited: Osteopathic Act (Initiative Measure, Stats. 1923, p.xciii), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2221.1, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 1-26-95; operative 1-26-95 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 95, No. 4).
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
16 CCR § 1633, 16 CA ADC § 1633
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