Characterising health care-associated bloodstream infections in public hospitals in Queensland, 2008–2012

Naomi Runnegar, Damin Si and John Marquess
Med J Aust 2016; 205 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.00631
Published online: 19 September 2016

We appreciate the comments by Worth and colleagues on our article1 and agree that bloodstream infection (BSI) surveillance should occur with the goal of informing initiatives to prevent infection.

  • Naomi Runnegar1,2
  • Damin Si3
  • John Marquess3

  • 1 Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
  • 2 University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
  • 3 Queensland Health, Brisbane, QLD


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