Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus

Table 5: Site Specific Rates of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE)


July 1 - September 30, 2009
Facility Cases Rate by 1,000 Admissions Rate by 100,000 Patient Days
HSC 10 1.30 17.77
SBH 0 0.00 0.00
VGH 0 0.00 0.00
GH 0 0.00 0.00
CH 0 0.00 0.00
SOGH 0 0.00 0.00
RHC 0 Δ 0.00
DLC 1 Δ 5.61
MHC 0 Δ 0.00
Total 11 0.55 Ω 5.41 Ω

Δ Not applicable to long-term care facilities due to limited admissions

Ω WRHA data updated Feb. 14, 2012

Key

HSC = Health Sciences Centre
SBH = 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 6:  Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Rates of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus Compared to Published Rates


Location Rate per 1,000
Admissions
Rate by 100,000 Patient Days
Canada 1999* 0.4 5.3
Canada 2000* 0.5 7.3
Canada 2001* 0.4 4.7
Canada 2002* 0.6 7.9
Canada 2003* 0.6 7.7
Canada 2004* 0.8 9.9
Canada 2005* 1.3 15.5
Winnipeg 2004/2005*** 1.1 7.9
Winnipeg 2005/2006*** 0.3 2.2
Winnipeg 2006/2007*** 0.04 0.3
Winnipeg 2007/2008*** 0.1 1.1
Winnipeg 2008/2009*** 0.7 6.1
Winnipeg (Apr 1 – Jun 30/09) 0.4 3.8 Ω
Winnipeg (Jul 1 - Sept 30/09) 0.6 5.4 Ω


*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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