Ig usage data and statistics – October 2022

Overview

Snapshot

Ig Use

Product Issued

BloodSTAR

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Immunoglobulin (Ig)

Overview

Recent data and statistics on Ig use in Australia is presented below, providing a snapshot of Ig usage and trends in Australia. To accommodate data entry and reconciliation requirements, data is usually published approximately three months in arrears.

Snapshot 

The snapshot provides an overview of the information that is further detailed in the graphs and tables that follow. 

Ig Use

Year to date November 2022 - % variation year on year by jurisdiction. This graph shows a cumulative percentage change in Ig used, nationally and by jurisdiction, for the current financial year to date as compared to the same period in the previous financial year.

 Issues of Ig per 1,000 population by jurisdiction. This graph shows the amount of Ig issued (grams) per 1,000 population nationally and by jurisdiction for the previous 3 months.

Ig use by medical condition. This graph shows the medical conditions which account for the highest use (grams dispensed) of Ig products.

Product Issued 

Monthly expenditure on Ig. This graph shows the cost of Ig products issued over the last 9 months.  

Monthly usage of Ig. This graph shows the amount of domestic and imported Ig products issued (grams) in the last 9 months.

BloodSTAR 

Patients. This graph shows the total number of patients receiving Ig and the number of new patients over the last 9 months. 

Authorisation and dispense events. This graph shows the number of new authorisation requests approved and the number of dispense events over the last 9 months.