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Healthcare associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia clinical criteria, code N

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term388926
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 15/11/2012
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the key clinical criteria that are used to determine whether a patient episode of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) is healthcare associated, when the patient’s first SAB blood culture was collected less than or equal to 48 hours after hospital admission.

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Format:Help on this termN
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1The patient episode of SAB is a complication of the presence of an indwelling medical device (e.g. intravascular line, haemodialysis vascular access, CSF shunt, urinary catheter)
2The patient episode of SAB occurs within 30 days of a surgical procedure where the SAB is related to the surgical site
3The patient episode of SAB was diagnosed within 48 hours of a related invasive instrumentation or incision
4The patient episode of SAB is associated with neutropenia (Neutrophils: less than 1 x 10^9/L) contributed to by cytotoxic therapy
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7Not applicable
9Not stated/inadequately described

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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC)

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ACSQHC Healthcare Associated Infection Technical Working Group

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Patient episode of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia—most probable healthcare associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia clinical criteria, code N Health, Standard 15/11/2012

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