Tasmanian Acute Public Hospitals Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance Report 22 - Annual Report 2013-14

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This annual report provides an overview of the Tasmanian acute public hospitals healthcare associated infection surveillance. This complements the quarterly surveillance data reports that the Tasmanian Infection Prevention and Control Unit (TIPCU) has been publishing since March 2009. The TIPCU website (www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/tipcu) contains details of the surveillance program, including the rationale for the indicators surveyed and the methodologies used in data collection, validation and analysis. These details are not contained in this report but are freely available online should further information be required.

staphylococcus, clostridium, vanocmycin, antibiotic, hand hygiene, data

Wells, A., Wilson, F., McGregor, A., & Mitchell, B.G. (2014). Tasmanian acute public hospitals healthcare associated infection surveillance report No. 22, Annual report 2013-14. Hobart, Australia: Department of Health and Human Services.

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