C. Difficile Rates (Monthly)

Hospital  |  Year2021
Georgetown
Hospital
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSeptOctNov
Cases
<5<5<5<5000<500 
Rates per 1000 patient days
0.870.500.830.600.000.000.000.480.000.00 
Hospital  |  Year2021
Milton District Hospital
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSeptOctNov
Cases
00<50<500000 
Rates per 1000 patient days
0.000.000.240.000.250.000.000.000.000.00 
Hospital  |  Year2021
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSeptOctNov
Cases
<5<57<550<5<5<5<5 
Rates per 1000 patient days
0.070.230.470.140.370.000.070.150.140.07 

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.