Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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


April 1 - June 30, 2010
Facility Cases Rate per 1,000 Admissions Rate per 10,000 Patient Days
HSC 32 3.83 5.20
SBH 10 1.55 2.44
VGH 3 2.37 1.87
GH 0 0.00 0.00
CH 3 2.03 Ω 1.94 Ω
SOGH 8 5.48 3.33
RHC 1 Δ 0.74
DLC 6 Δ 3.45
Total 63 3.03 Ω 3.00

Healthcare-associated cases include cases acquired in the hospital

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

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

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


Location Rate by 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 6.1
Canada 2007* Not published 6.2
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 2009/2010*** 3.3 Ω 3.3 Ω
Winnipeg (Apr 1 - Jun 30/10) 3.0 Ω 3.0

* - CNISP. CNISP rates updated to include revised 2006 and new 2007 rates on September 22, 2010

** - January 1 to December 31 calendar year

*** - April 1 to March 31, fiscal year

^ - Misercordia Health Centre data included in the rate calculations

§ WRHA data updated September 22, 2010

Ω WRHA data updated February 14, 2012

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