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Patient episode of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia—Staphylococcus aureus methicillin susceptibility indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termStaphylococcus aureus bacteraemia methicillin susceptibility indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term458522
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 15/11/2012
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether the Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) isolate is susceptible to oxacillin or methicillin (cefoxitin), as represented by a code.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Patient episode of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia—Staphylococcus aureus methicillin susceptibility indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termSAB methicillin susceptibility
METeOR identifier:Help on this term458527
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 15/11/2012
Definition:Help on this termIndicates whether the Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) isolate is susceptible to oxacillin or methicillin (cefoxitin).
Object class:Help on this termPatient episode of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
Property:Help on this termStaphylococcus aureus methicillin susceptibility indicator

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

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Yes/no code N
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Definition:Help on this termA code set representing 'yes' and 'no'.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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This data element is used to record whether the Staphylococcus aureus organism is Methicillin-susceptible (MSSA) or Methicillin-resistant (MRSA).

CODE 1    Yes

Record if the Staphylococcus aureus isolate is susceptibile to oxacillin or methicillin (cefoxitin) (MSSA).

CODE 2    No

Record if the Staphylococcus aureus isolate is resistant to oxacillin or methicillin (cefoxitin) (MRSA).

Intermediate level resistance is reported as 2 (resistant).

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

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Surveillance of healthcare associated infection: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia NBPDS Health, Standard 15/11/2012

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