Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is a type of bacterium that can cause serious illness, especially if it infects the bloodstream of a patient. Some of these infections are acquired while receiving care from hospitals and other healthcare services. Hospitals aim to have as few cases of these healthcare-associated infections as possible.
The data presented shows S. aureus bloodstream infections determined to have been acquired while receiving care at this hospital.
Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections
In 2013–14 there were too few days under surveillance to allow calculation of this indicator.