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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolate

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Metadata item type:Help on this termObject Class
METeOR identifier:Help on this term379076
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 15/11/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) that has been isolated.
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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThe MRSA isolate object class is to be used to describe whether the Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia infection is resistant to various antibiotics.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC)
Origin:Help on this termACSQHC Healthcare Associated Infection Technical Working Group

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolate—antibiotic susceptibility Health, Standard 15/11/2012

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolate—antibiotic susceptibility indicator Health, Standard 15/11/2012

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