Australian hospital statistics 2011-12: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Australian public hospitals – AIHW – 22 January 2013

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Australian hospital statistics 2011-12: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Australian public hospitals – AIHW – 22 January 2013

“In 2011-12, 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 1,734 cases of hospital-associated SAB reported for Australia, which occurred during approximately 18.5 million days of patient care.”

ISSN 1036-613X; ISBN 978-1-74249-395-4; Cat. no. HSE 129

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