Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) in Australian public hospitals 2015–16 
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 What is Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia?
      • 1.2 SAB is an indicator of the safety and quality of hospital care 
    • 2 There were 1,440 SAB cases in public hospitals in 2015–16
      • 2.1 SAB rates were lower than the national benchmark in 2015–16
      • 2.2 SAB rates varied by type of hospital
      • 2.3 SAB cases and rates have decreased over time 
    • 3 What is Australia doing to reduce SAB?
      • 3.1 Hand hygiene 
    • 4 Data collection
      • 4.1 Data quality summary 
  • End matter
    • References