Quarterly Epidemiological Commentary for the Surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infections in Scotland – Methods & Caveats

Publication Date: 07 April 2020

This document outlines the methodologies for each of the surveillance programmes that are included in the Quarterly Epidemiological Commentary.

The surveillance systems currently included​ in the commentary are:

  • Clostridioides ​difficile infection (CDI)
  • Escherichia coli bacteraemia (ECB)
  • Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB)
  • Surgical Site Infection (SSI)

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Public Health Scotland
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