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Infection rates

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

2017 / 2018

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2017 1 1 2
May 2017 0 1 1
June 2017 0 0 0
July 2017 0 0 0
August 2017 0 3 3
September 2017 0 0 0
October 2017 0 0 0
       
Total from April 2017 1 5 6

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
March 2017 0 0 0
       
Total from April 2016 6 2 8

 

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

Rates of C. difficile at the Trust

2017 / 2018

Month C. difficile positive cases apportioned to the Trust All other C. difficile reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2017 4 9 13
May 2017 7 5 12
June 2017 4 8 12
July 2017 8 11 19
August 2017 7 10 17
September 2017 6 8 14
October 2017 2 10 12
       
Total from April 2017 38 61 99

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
March 2017 2 6 10
       
Total from April 2016 53 102 156

 

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

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