Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Healthcare associated staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) bacteraemia infection rate, 2018
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Healthcare associated staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) bacteraemia (rate)|
This indicator measures the rate of Healthcare Associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia infection. This indicator is concerned with cases of this infection which are associated with a patient receiving healthcare.
Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) in Tasmania is a notifiable disease pursuant to the Public Health Act 1997. Mortality of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia is around 25-35%. All States have agreed to monitor this infection from a Safety & Quality perspective.
|Indicator set:||Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018|
Tasmanian Health, Superseded 24/07/2019
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