Public Report of C. Difficile Rates


Clostridiumdifficileassociated diarrhea

C. difficile is one of many bacteria that live in the bowel.  Approximately 1-3 % of the human population has this organism living in their bowel.  When antibiotics are given this can often affect the organisms that live in one’s bowel and as a result can cause diarrhea.  This is the most common cause of diarrhea in hospital patients.

CDAD Rates

2017MonthCases WH Rates
CDADJanuary2

0.45

 February00
 March20.47
 April00
 May30.68
 June10.24
 July00
 August00
 September10.24
 October00
 November  
 December  
2016MonthCases WH Rates
CDADJanuary0

0

 February00
 March10.23
 April10.23
 May00
 June00
 July10.25
 August10.22
 September00
 October00
 November00
 December00

 

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