Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus

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


January 1 - March 31, 2011
Facility Cases Rate per 1,000 Admissions Rate per 100,000 Patient Days
HSC 91 11.80 156.54
SBH 73 11.66 179.18
VGH 7 5.30 45.12
GH 8 5.66 37.53
CH 1 0.71 Ω 6.54 Ω
SOGH 8 5.57 31.78
RHC 0 Δ 0.00
DLC 0 Δ 0.00
Total 193 9.50 Ω 92.21 Ω

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 February 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

Table 6:  Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Rates of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus Compared to Published Rates


Location Rate by 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
Canada 2006* 1.2 15.2
Canada 2007* 2.5 Not published
Canada 2008* 4.6 Not published
Canada 2009* 5.0 Not published
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 2009/2010** 0.6 Ω 6.2 Ω
Winnipeg (Apr 1- Jun 30/10) 5.6 Ω 55.7
Winnipeg (Jul 1 - Sep 30/10) 3.0 Ω 28.8 Ω
Winnipeg (Oct 1 - Dec 31/10) 4.7 Ω 45.4
Winnipeg (Jan 1 - Mar 31/11) 9.5 Ω 92.2 Ω

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

** - 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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