Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Table 3: Site Specific Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)


January 1 to March 31, 2009
Facility Cases Rate by 1,000 Admissions Rate by 10,000 Patient Days
HSC 25 3.13 4.10
SBH 15 2.50 3.65
VGH 11 9.16 6.00
GH 3 1.91 1.42
CH 6 4.20 Ω 3.82 Ω
SOGH 20 14.52 8.49
RHC 2 6.62 1.50
DLC 4 30.77 2.38
MHC 0 0.00 0.00
Total 86 4.24 Ω 3.85


Ω WRHA data updated Feb. 14, 2012

Key

HSC = Health Sciences Centre
SBGH = St. Boniface 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
Rate by 10,000 Patient Days
Canada 1995* 0.5 0.4
Canada 1996* 1.1 0.8
Canada 1997* 1.7 1.2
Canada 1998* 2.5 2.3
Canada 1999* 4.1 2.6
Canada 2000* 3.9 3.4
Canada 2001* 4.5 2.3
Canada 2002* 4.8 2.8
Canada 2003* 5.1 2.7
Canada 2004* Not published 3.7
Canada 2005* Not published 4.8
Canada 2006* Not published 6.3
Winnipeg 2003** 3.5 6.6
Winnipeg 2004/2005*** 3.2 3.7
Winnipeg 2005/2006*** 2.9 2.5
Winnipeg 2006/2007*** 2.8 2.4
Winnipeg 2007/2008*** 3.5 3.0
Winnipeg 2008/2009*** 3.4 Ω 3.1
Winnipeg (Jan 1 – Mar 31/09) 4.2 Ω 3.9


* CNISP

** January 1 to December 31 calendar year

*** April 1 to March 31, fiscal year

Ω WRHA data updated Feb. 14, 2012

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