Hospital Antimicrobial Resistance
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has a direct effect on patient care and patient outcomes. It increases the complexity of treatment and the duration of hospital stay, resulting in additional burden to patient. Clinicians and healthcare systems.
Data on AMR in public and private hospitals are collected for the AURA Surveillance via CARAlert, Australian Passive AMR surveillance (APAS) and the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR).