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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 020121
Version
2
Metadata Item Type
Information Asset
Metadata Set Type
Data Collection
Approval Status
Draft
19-Jun-2019 
Current
21-Sep-2021 
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
Information Management Strategic Governance Committee (IMSGC), Queensland Health
Effective From
01-Jul-2019
Effective To
-
Description
Demographic, antibiotic profile and typing data of Queensland Pneumococcal isolates.
Short Name
Pneumococcal Data Collection
Strategic Alignment Attributes
Actual or potential statewide coverage
Yes
Supports notifiable disease surveillance.
Absence would cause significant impact on QH business
No
Supports enterprise-wide decision making
No
Supports enterprise-wide reporting requirements
No
Supports the strategic directions of QH
No
Strategic Asset Indicator
Yes
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
-
Purpose
Pneumococcal data is part of a microbiology data set of pathogens and viruses used to diagnose, detect, identify and characterise infectious bacterial agents and environmental hazards, which may threaten public health. The data is included in the Pneumococcal State Reference laboratory.
Scope
All age groups in Queensland.  Covers sterile and non-sterile site isolations.
Coverage
QLD
Content
Demographics, site, penicillin, erythromycin, trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole, tetracycline, ceftriaxone & chloramphenicol MIC, serotype and factor type.
Sites Implemented
Public Health Microbiology Laboratory.
Published Outputs
No Annual Reports available.
Frequency of Updates
Continuous
Information Security Classification
PROTECTED
Accessibility
At the discretion of the Director.  Information available to Public Health and Communicable Disease Branch only. Individual results available to lab of origin. Major Brisbane labs kept up to date by emailing of compiled reports.
Access Constraints
-
Use Constraints
-
Methodology
Data collected from request forms and analyses performed in the laboratory on isolates submitted for further study.
Statistical Unit
-
Reporting Requirements
Reports to Pathology Queensland and private pathology laboratories.
Frequency of Reporting Requirements
-
Comments
Only of interest to public health professionals.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Supersedes Pneumococcal Data Collection QH 020121 Version 1
Implementation in
-
Included Data Elements and Performance Indicators
Data Quality Declaration
-
Source and Reference Attributes
Source Systems
-
Source Organisation
-
Source Document
-
Keywords

Notifiable condition; Pneumococcal infection