Published online by Cambridge University Press: 10 May 2016
Hospitals must report cases of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection (BSI) using a new laboratory-identified (LabID) event reporting module. BSI rates obtained using LabID differ from rates of BSI obtained from traditional surveillance (concordance of healthcare facility–onset cases, 61%–76%) because definitions used to report LabID events are inconsistent with traditional BSI definitions
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014;35(10):1286–1289
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