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C. difficile Rates archive

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Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) are bacteria that can be carried in the bowel without making people sick, but can also cause disease, sometimes serious disease. Common symptoms of C. difficile include diarrhea (loose stools), fever, and
abdominal pain and cramps. Almost all C. difficile disease occurs in people who have recently taken antibiotics, are over 65 years of age and have a chronic underlying medical condition.

Mount Sinai Hospital has been conducting surveillance for C.difficile since 1997 and publishing the results on our hospital scorecard since FY 2004/05.  Below are our archived rates beginning with our 2007/2008 fiscal year.
    

C. difficile Cases and Rates per 1,000 days

 

Fiscal 2014/2015
Month
FY
15/16
Mar.
FY
15/16
Feb.
FY
15/16
Jan.
FY
14/15
Dec.
FY
14/15
Nov.
FY
14/15
Oct.
FY
14/15
Sep.
FY
14/15
Aug.
FY
14/15
Jul.
FY
14/15
Jun.
FY
14/15
May
FY
14/15
Apr.
Case
count
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
0 Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Rate per
1000 days
0.23 0.26 0.33 0.23 0.11 0.21 0 0.46 0.11 0.35 0.31 0.45

 

Fiscal 2013/2014
Month
FY
13/14
Apr.
FY
13/14
May.
FY
13/14
Jun.
FY
13/14
Jul.
FY
13/14
Aug.
FY
13/14
Sep.
FY
13/14
Oct.
FY
13/14
Nov.
FY
13/14
Dec.
FY
13/14
Jan.
FY
13/14
Feb.
FY
13/14
Mar.
Case
count
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
0
Rate per
1000 days
0.32 0.42 0.23 0.11 0.11 0.35 0.33 0.11 0.56 0.32 0.23 0

 

 

Fiscal 2012/2013
Month
FY
12/13
Apr.
FY
12/13
May.
FY
12/13
Jun.
FY
12/13
Jul.
FY
12/13
Aug.
FY
12/13
Sep.
FY
12/13
Oct.
FY
12/13
Nov.
FY
12/13
Dec.
FY
12/13
Jan.
FY
12/13
Feb.
FY
12/13
Mar.
Case
count
Less
than 5
5 Less
than 5
Less
than 5
10 Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Rate per
1000 days
0.22 0.54 0.48 0.34 1.11 0.11 0.21 0.46 0.47 0.65 0.35 0.34

 

Fiscal 2011/2012
Month
FY
10/11
Jan.
FY
10/11
Feb.
FY
10/11
Mar.
FY
11/12
Apr.
FY
11/12
May
FY
11/12
Jun.
FY
11/12
Jul.
FY
11/12
Aug.
FY
11/12
Sep.
FY
11/12
Oct.
FY
11/12
Nov.
FY
11/12
Dec.
FY
11/12
Jan.
Case
count
7 5 5 Less
than 5
7 Less
than 5
6 Less
than 5
6 4 5 5 6
Rate per
1000 days
0.80 0.63 0.52 0.33 0.76 0.10 0.67 0.46 0.76 0.47 0.59 0.13 .65

 

Fiscal 2010/2011
 Month
FY
10/11
Apr.
FY
10/11

May
FY
10/11

Jun.
FY
10/11

Jul.
FY
10/11

Aug.
FY
10/11

Sep.
FY
10/11

Oct.
FY
10/11

Nov.
FY
10/11

Dec.
FY
10/11

Jan.
FY
10/11

Feb.
FY
10/11

Mar.
Case
count
0
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
7
5
5
Rate per
1000 days
0
0.10
 0.21
0.37
 0.13
0.23
0.12
0.11
0.50
 0.80
 0.63
0.52
 
Fiscal 2009/2010
 Month
FY
09/10
Apr.
FY
09/10
May
FY
09/10
Jun.
FY
09/10
Jul.
FY
09/10
Aug.
FY
09/10
Sep.
FY
09/10
Oct.
FY
09/10
Nov.
FY
09/10
Dec.
FY
09/10
Jan.
FY
09/10
Feb.
FY
09/10
Mar.
Case
count
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Rate per
1000 days
0.11
0.32
 0.30
0.10
 0.50
0.11 
0.32
0.12
0.10
 0.38
 0.11
0.10 
 
Fiscal 2008/2009 
 Month
FY
08/09
Apr.
FY
08/09
May
FY
08/09
Jun.
FY
08/09
Jul.
FY
08/09
Aug.
FY
08/09
Sep.
FY
08/09
Oct.
FY
08/09
Nov.
FY
08/09
Dec.
FY
08/09
Jan.
FY
08/09
Feb.
FY
08/09
Mar.
Case
count
5
5
0
0
5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
0
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
5
Less
than 5
Rate per
1000 days
0.53 
0.53
0
 0
 0.61
0.35 
0.35 
0
0.48 
 0.25
 0.58
0.20 

      

Fiscal 2007/2008
 Month
FY 07/081
Q1
FY 07/081
Q2
FY 07/081
Q3
FY 07/081
Q4
Case
count
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Less
than 5
Rate per
1000 days
0.37
0.34
0.19
 0.30

1Fiscal Year 07/08 data is based on prior internal methodology for calculated C.difficile rates 

 

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