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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

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
       
Total from April 2019 1 1 2

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
September 2018 1 1 2
October 2018 0 0 0
November 2018 0 0 0
December 2018 0 0 0
January 2019 0 0 0
February 2019 0 0 0
March 2019 0 2 2
       
Total from April 2018 2 4 6

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

Rates of C. difficile at the Trust

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 8 3 11
June 2019 7 1 8
July 2019 6 4 10
       
Total from April 2019 26 9 35

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
September 2018 3 5 8
October 2018 5 13 18
November 2018 5 5 10
December 2018 2 3 5
January 2019 4 4 8
February 2019 4 5 9
March 2019 3 4 7
       
Total from April 2018 51 75 126

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

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