Friday, 20 December 2013

Australian hospital statistics 2012-13: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Australian public hospitals (AIHW)

Australian hospital statistics 2012-13: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Australian public hospitals shows that, in 2012-13, 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 1,724 cases of hospital-associated SAB reported for Australia, which occurred during approximately 18.8 million days of patient care.

Media release.

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