Episodes of Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA and MSSA) bacteraemia (SAB) in acute care hospitals.
Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply).
The data collection includes counts of healthcare associated cases of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) bloodstream infections for each public hospital covered by SAB surveillance arrangements, and for private hospitals that choose to provide data. The data for public hospitals are collected under hospital infection control arrangements by state and territory health authorities. The data include the counts of patient days under surveillance. Data on the numbers of methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) cases for public hospitals are reported separately at a hospital and state or territory level.
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
External links and informationReport on Government Services – Productivity Commission (pc.gov.au)