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Infection rates

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MRSA infections ('bacteraemia') and C. difficile infections are constantly monitored by our Infection Prevention and Control Team, and are recorded below.

Rates of MRSA at the Trust

2016 / 2017

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2016 0 0 0
May 2016 1 0 1
June 2016 1 1 2
July 2016 0 0 0
August 2016 0 0 0
September 2016 0 0 0
October 2016 1 0 1
November 2016 1 0 1
December 2016 0 0 0
January 2017 1 1 2
February 2017 1 0 1
       
Total from April 2016 6 2 8

2015 / 2016

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2015 1 0 1
May 2015 0 3 3
June 2015 1 1 2
July 2015 0 2 2
August 2015 0 0 0
September 2015 0 1 1
October 2015 0 2 2
November 2015 0 0 0
December 2015 0 1 1
January 2016 0 0 0
February 2016 0 1 1
March 2016 0 1 1
       
Total from April 2015 2 12 14

For previous years please see 'Infection rates: archive'.

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Rates of C. difficile at the Trust

2016 / 2017

Month C. difficile positive cases apportioned to the Trust All other C. difficile reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2016 3 11 14
May 2016 11 12 23
June 2016 5 10 15
July 2016 6 14 20
August 2016 5 9 14
September 2016 7 7 14
October 2016 2 6 8
November 2016 1 8 9
December 2016 3 8 11
January 2017 4 8 11
February 2017 4 3 7
       
Total from April 2016 51 96 146

2015 / 2016

Month C. difficile positive cases apportioned to the Trust All other C. difficile reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2015 3 4 7
May 2015 4 5 9
June 2015 8 8 16
July 2015 8 9 17
August 2015 3 6 9
September 2015 4 11 15
October 2015 7 17 24
November 2015 6 6 12
December 2015 3 11 14
January 2016 3 9 12
February 2016 5 5 10
March 2016 3 6 9
       
Total from April 2015 57 97 154

For previous years please see 'Infection rates: archive'.

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