Healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections
Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is a type of bacteria 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 following information shows S. aureus bloodstream infections determined to have been acquired while receiving care at this hospital.
Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections
In 2012–13, there were 0 cases reported. For data quality reasons, the rate of infection is not reported if there are fewer than 5,000 days of patient care under surveillance.
|Year||Cases||Days of patient care under surveillance||Rate|
|2012–13||0||Fewer than 5,000||Not reported|
|2011–12||1||Fewer than 5,000||Not reported|
|2010–11||0||Fewer than 5,000||Not reported|
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