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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

2020 / 2021

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2020 0 1 1
       
Total from April 2020 0 1 1

2019 / 2020

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2019 0 0 0
May 2019 0 0 0
June 2019 1 0 1
July 2019 0 1 1
August 2019 1 1 2
September 2019 0 1 1
October 2019 0 0 0
November 2019 1 0 1
December 2019 1 2 3
January 2020 0 0 0
February 2020 0 0 0
       
Total from April 2019 4 5 9

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

Rates of C. difficile at the Trust

2020 / 2021

Month C. difficile positive cases apportioned to the Trust All other C. difficile reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2020 3 3 6
       
Total from April 2020 3 3 6

2019 / 2020

Month C. difficile positive cases apportioned to the Trust All other C. difficile reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2019 5 1 6
May 2019 9 3 12
June 2019 7 1 8
July 2019 6 3 9
August 2019 10 3 13
September 2019 10 3 13
October 2019 4 3 7
November 2019 9 3 12
December 2019 6 3 9
January 2020 12 3 15
February 2020 3 3 6
March 2020 8 1 9
       
Total from April 2019 89 30 119

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

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