PPE Selection Matrix for Occupational Exposure to Ebola Virus

A selection tool to help employers select appropriate PPE for workers who may be exposed to Ebola virus through direct contact with blood or other potentially infectious body fluids from individuals with signs or symptoms of Ebola; objects, materials, and surfaces with Ebola-virus contamination; and exposure to bio-aerosols that may contain Ebola virus particles.

For U.S. Healthcare Settings: Donning and Doffing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Evaluating Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) for Ebola Who Are Clinically Stable and Do Not Have Bleeding, Vomiting, or Diarrhea

A guidance document on the processes for donning and doffing PPE for healthcare workers and staff who are evaluating a PUI who is clinically stable and does not have bleeding, vomiting, or diarrhea.

Considerations for Selecting Protective Clothing used in Healthcare for Protection against Microorganisms in Blood and Body Fluids

This document provides an overview of scientific evidence and information on national and international standards, test methods, and specifications for fluid-resistant and impermeable gowns and coveralls used in healthcare. This document focuses on selecting protective clothing primarily on the basis of their barrier properties.