UK Health Security Agency have published National Measles Guidance on how to prepare for the measles resurgence in England, with a section focusing on Management of measles in prisons and other places of detention (PPD) (Page 52)

This guidance for health professionals covers:

  • How to decide if a suspected case of measles is ‘likely’ or ‘unlikely’
  • Case management – what lab tests should be done and the importance of oral fluid testing on all suspected cases
  • Measles control – identifying vulnerable contacts and assessing their need for post-exposure prophylaxis


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