Table of contents

  • Preliminary
    • Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) in Australian public hospitals 2014–15
    • Introduction
      • What is Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia?
  • Body text
    • SAB is an indicator of the safety and quality ofhospital care
    • There were 1,490 SAB cases in public hospitals in 2014–15
    • SAB rates varied by type of hospital
    • SAB cases and rates have decreased over time
    • What is Australia doing to reduce SAB?
    • Hand hygiene
    • Data collection
  • End matter
    • References