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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

2018 / 2019

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2018 0 0 0
May 2018 0 0 0
June 2018 0 0 0
July 2018 0 0 0
August 2018 1 1 2
       
Total from April 2018 1 1 2

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
November 2017 0 0 0
December 2017 0 0 0
January 2018 0 0 0
February 2018 0 2 2
March 2018 0 0 0
       
Total from April 2017 1 7 8

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

Rates of C. difficile at the Trust

2018 / 2019

Month C. difficile positive cases apportioned to the Trust All other C. difficile reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2018 4 6 10
May 2018 2 12 14
June 2018 5 6 11
July 2018 5 6 11
August 2018 9 6 15
       
Total from April 2018 25 36 61

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
November 2017 7 8 15
December 2017 1 8 9
January 2018 10 8 18
February 2018 12 4 16
March 2018 4 11 15
       
Total from April 2017 72 100 172

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

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