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.

Australian Passive AMR Surveillance (APAS)

Australian Passive AMR Surveillance (APAS) is a major component of the Commission's AURA Surveillance System. APAS collects, analyses and reports on de-identified patient-level AMR data contributed voluntarily by 12 public and private pathology services across Australia, several of which capture state-wide public patient data via their laboratory information systems.