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Quarterly Epidemiological Commentary for the Surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infections in Scotland – Methods & Caveats 03 Oct 2017

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:

  • Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
  • Escherichia coli bacteraemia (ECB)
  • Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB)
  • Surgical Site Infection (SSI)
  • Health Protection Scotland
Last Updated : 03/10/2017