Episodes of Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA and MSSA) bacteraemia (SAB) in acute care hospitals.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1/7/2009 to 30/6/2017

Geographical coverage

National and state

Data availability

  • Publications
  • Data cubes

Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply).

Data scope

The dataset includes counts of cases of SAB for each public hospital covered by SAB surveillance arrangements, for some states and territories, there is less than 100% coverage of public hospitals.

Private hospitals are also invited to provide data on the same basis, but are not required to do so. In some reports, data are presented for public hospitals only.

Methodology

Admin data

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

NHA PI specification (2021 reporting cycle)

Data quality statement (2018-19 NSABDC)

External links and information

Web report (National/State/Territory*): Bloodstream infections associated with hospital care 2018-19

MyHospitals update (multi-level**, includes data for private hospitals): Bloodstream infections associated with hospital care 2018-19

* Note that this report only includes national and state/territory level data. Public hospital data are consistent with NHA PI 22 (a small number of privately operated public hospitals)

** Public hospital data includes a small number of privately operated public hospitals.

Contact

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