[WWW - 2021.12.16]
Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 020020
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Information Asset
Metadata Set Type
Data Collection
Approval Status
Current
01-Jan-1994 
Superseded
18-Jun-2019 
Approval Type
Documented
Approving Authority
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Effective From
01-Jan-1994
Effective To
30-Jun-2019
Description
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Short Name
Meningococcal Data Collection
Strategic Alignment Attributes
Actual or potential statewide coverage
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Absence would cause significant impact on QH business
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Supports enterprise-wide decision making
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Supports enterprise-wide reporting requirements
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Supports the strategic directions of QH
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Strategic Asset Indicator
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Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
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Purpose
Demographic, antibiotic profile and typing data of Queensland meningococcal isolates.
Scope
All age groups in Queensland.  Covers sterile and non-sterile site isolations.
Coverage
QLD
Content
Name, age, sex, city, postcode, site, penicillin Minimal Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) and breakpoints for tetracycline, spectinomycin, ciprofloxacin, ceftriaxone and rifampicin, serogroup, serotype and subtype.
Sites Implemented
Public Health Microbiology Laboratory.
Published Outputs
Annual Reports available for only a few years.
Frequency of Updates
Continuous
Information Security Classification
PROTECTED
Accessibility
At the discretion of the Director.  Data is supplied to infectious disease specialists and epidemiologists on request. Six monthly summaries are sent to the Coordinator of the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programmme for inclusion in the CDI.
Access Constraints
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Use Constraints
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Methodology
Data collected from request forms and analyses performed in the laboratory on isolates submitted for further study.
Statistical Unit
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Reporting Requirements
Reports to QHPSS labs, private pathology labs and the National Neisseria Network.
Frequency of Reporting Requirements
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Comments
Only of interest to public health professionals.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by Meningococcal Data Collection QH 020020 Version 2
Implementation in
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Included Data Elements and Performance Indicators
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Systems
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Source Organisation
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Source Document
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Keywords

Meningococcal infection; Notifiable condition