An isolation suit is a specialized piece of medical equipment designed to protect medical personnel from extremely contagious infection or environmental toxins. Depending on the level of isolation involved, it will either have an air handling system that disinfects incoming air (often with ultraviolet light) or has a complete self-contained breathing aparatus with its own oxygen supply. They are made out of materials that are themselves easy to disinfect and keep clean, allowing them to be treated with ultraviolet light, disinfectants and air currents to remove existing infections. The suit itself is non-porous and air-tight.

Isolation suits play a key role in several episodes:

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