Banks St Stephens C of E Primary School

Infection Control


 

 Incubation and exclusion periods for common communicable diseases

 

Disease Incubation Minimum Period of Exclusion

 

Norovirus (winter vomiting bug)  free from all symptoms for at least 48 hours

 

Chicken-pox 11 - 21 days 6 days from onset of rash

 

Rubella/German Measles 14 - 21 days 4 days from onset of rash

 

Infectious Jaundice 15 - 50 days (commonly 18) 7 days from onset of rash

 

Measles 10 - 15 days 7 days from onset of rash

 

Mumps 12 - 26 days Until swelling has subsided

 

Whooping cough 7 - 10 days 21 days from onset Paroxysmal cough

 

Impetigo Until lesions are crusted or healed

 

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