Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Australian hospital statistics 2011-12: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Australian public hospitals

From the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare:
Australian hospital statistics 2011-12: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Australian public hospitals

In 2011-12, all states and territories had rates of hospital-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) below the national benchmark, with rates ranging from 0.7 to 1.3 cases per 10,000 patient days. There were 1,734 cases of hospital-associated SAB reported for Australia, which occurred during approximately 18.5 million days of patient care. View the media release and download the full report for free online

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