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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

2022 / 2023

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2022 0 0 0
May 2022 0 0 0
June 2022 0 0 0
July 2022 0 0 0
August 2022 1 0 1
       
Total from April 2022 1 0 1

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
October 2021 0 0 0
November 2021 1 0 1
December 2021 0 1 1
January 2022 1 0 1
February 2022 1 0 1
March 2022 0 2 2
       
Total from April 2021 4 6 10

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

Rates of C. difficile at the Trust

2022 / 2023

Month MRSA apportioned to Trust All other MRSA reports tested at Trust Microbiology Laboratory Total
April 2022 7 4 11
May 2022 8 2 10
June 2022 7 4 11
July 2022 12 6 18
August 2022 11 6 17
       
Total from April 2022 45 22 67

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
October 2021 15 4 19
November 2021 7 4 11
December 2021 5 2 7
January 2022 13 4 17
February 2022 5 1 6
March 2022 6 8 14
       
Total from April 2021 107 53 160

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

Last reviewed:08 September 2022