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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

2021 / 2022

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2021 0 0 0
May 2021 0 2 2
June 2021 0 1 1
July 2021 0 0 0
August 2021 0 0 0
September 2021 1 0 1
       
Total from April 2021 1 3 4

2020 / 2021

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2020 0 1 1
May 2020 1 0 1
June 2020 1 0 1
July 2020 0 0 0
August 2020 1 0 1
September 2020 0 0 0
October 2020 0 1 1
November 2020 0 1 1
December 2020 0 0 0
January 2021 3 1 4
February 2021 1 0 1
March 2021 1 0 1
       
Total from April 2020 8 4 12

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

Rates of C. difficile at the Trust

2021 / 2022

Month C. difficile positive cases apportioned to the Trust All other C. difficile reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2021 11 4 15
May 2021 7 3 10
June 2021 10 10 20
July 2021 7 5 12
August 2021 13 4 17
September 2021 8 4 12
       
Total from April 2021 56 30 86

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
May 2020 8 1 9
June 2020 15 1 16
July 2020 10 2 12
August 2020 15 6 21
September 2020 9 3 12
October 2020 11 5 16
November 2020 16 5 21
December 2020 4 9 13
January 2021 6 5 11
February 2021 4 8 12
March 2021 13 2 15
       
Total from April 2020 114 50 164

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

Last reviewed:12 October 2021