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Information on emergency department is not available
This is a private hospital

Chermside Day Hospital

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Safety & quality

Healthcare-associated infections

Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus or ‘Golden staph’) is a type of bacterium that can cause an infection of the bloodstream and can be acquired after a patient receives medical care or treatment in hospital. Contracting an S. aureus bloodstream infection while in hospital can be life-threatening. Hospitals aim to have as few cases as possible.

The data presented below show S. aureus bloodstream infections that were found to have been acquired while receiving care at this hospital.

All healthcare-associated S. aureus bloodstream infections

In 2011–12 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Year Cases Rate Peer group average Patient days under surveillance
NP Rates based on less than 5,000 patient days under surveillance are not published.
2011–12 0 NP Not peered <5,000

NP Rates based on less than 5,000 patient days under surveillance are not published.