CDC Media Advisory: Release of “First State-Specific Healthcare-Associated Infections Data Report”

May 27, 2010

The CDC has issued a Media Advisory today (May 27, 2010) about the release of the “First State-Specific Healthcare-Associated Infections Summary Data Report.”  The report will be announced in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

The report will detail state-specific and national central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) data calculated using a standardized infection ratio (SIR).

For more information, the media advisory can be accessed at: http://www.cdc.gov/media/pressrel/2010/a100527.htm.

A transcript of the briefing can be found at:  http://www.cdc.gov/media/transcripts/2010/t100527.htm.

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