Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Table 3: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Site Specific Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)


April 1 -June 30, 2008

Facility
Cases Rate per 1,000 Admissions
Apr 1 -
Jun 30/08
Apr 1/07 -
Mar 31/08
Apr 1 -
Jun 30/08
HSC 19 2.27 2.33
SBGH 6 3.01 0.98
VGH 1 1.20 0.76
GH 2 2.28 1.27
CH 8 10.02 6.05
SOGH 7 9.78 4.88
RHC 0 0.93 0.00
DLC 1 11.83 8.20
MHC 0 0.00 0.00
Total 44 3.45 2.14

Healthcare-associated cases include cases acquired in the hospital.

Rate per 1,000 Admissions: # healthcare-associated cases

# of admission
X 1,000

Key

HSC = Health Sciences Centre
SBGH = St. Boniface General Hospital
VGH = Victoria General Hospital
GH = Grace Hospital
CH = Concordia Hospital

SOGH = Seven Oaks General Hospital
RHC = Riverview Health Centre
DLC = Deer Lodge Centre
MHC = Misericordia Health Centre

Table 4:  Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Compared to Published Rates


Location Rate per 1,000
Admissions
Canada 1995* 0.5
Canada 1996* 1.1
Canada 1997* 1.7
Canada 1998* 2.5
Canada 1999* 4.1
Canada 2000* 3.9
Canada 2001* 4.5
Canada 2002* 4.8
Canada 2003* 5.1
Canada 2004* not published
Canada 2005* not published
Canada 2006* not published
Winnipeg 2003** 3.5
Winnipeg 2004/2005*** 3.2
Winnipeg 2005/2006*** 2.9
Winnipeg 2006/2007*** 2.8
Winnipeg 2007/2008*** 3.5
Winnipeg (Apr 1 – June 30/08) 2.1

* CNISP

** January 1 to December 31 calendar year

*** April 1 to March 31, fiscal year

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