C. Difficile Rates (Monthly)

Hospital  |  Year2022  | 2023
Georgetown
Hospital
SepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAug
Cases
0<5<5<500000000
Rates per 1000 patient days
0.000.410.430.890.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Hospital  |  Year2022 | 2023
Milton District Hospital
SepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAug
Cases
000<5<5000<50<5<5
Rates per 1000 patient days
0.000.000.000.440.420.000.000.000.210.000.200.20
Hospital  |  Year2022 | 2023
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
SepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAug
Cases
<5<5<505<555<55<5<5
Rates per 1000 patient days
0.070.130.130.000.320.210.310.330.130.260.200.13

Cases:

The number of new hospital acquired C. difficile infections.

Rates:

The C. difficile infection rate is calculated as a rate per 1,000 patient days. The total patient days represents the sum of the number of days during which services were provided to all inpatients, over one year of age, during the given time period.

Click here to learn more information about C. difficile from the Ontario Ministry of Health.