Protocol for Enhanced Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia surveillance

Publication Date: 01 April 2016

This protocol was developed by a joint HPS/Infection Control Network Working Group.

Contents:

  • SAB Surveillance Core Dataset
    • Patient & admission details
    • Blood sample details
    • Bacteraemia details
  • SAB Surveillance Data Definitions
  • Methods
    • Process for information capture
    • Case Validation
  • References
  • Appendix 1 - Systematic classification of clinical specialties
  • Appendix 2 - Classification of SAB entry point
  • Appendix 3 – Deep-seated/metastatic infection
  • Appendix 4 - Risk factors for SAB
  • Appendix 5 - Method for data collection by Independent Sector

Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Protocol