Disclaimer

Disclaimer

This document aims to combine a review of the best available evidence with current clinical and expert practice. It is designed to provide information based on the best evidence available at the time of publication to assist in decision-making. The members of the Infection Control Guidelines Steering Committee, the Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care and the National Health and Medical Research Council give no warranty that the information contained in this document and any online updates available on the NHMRC website is correct or complete.

Infection prevention and control guidelines are necessarily general and are not intended to be a substitute for a healthcare professional’s judgment in each case. The members of the Infection Control Guidelines Steering Committee, the Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care and the National Health and Medical Research Council shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever whether due to negligence or otherwise arising from the use of or reliance on this document..