Publication of quarterly reports on C. difficile infection, S. aureus bacteraemia and Surgical Site Infection

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

The commentary on quarterly epidemiological data on Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemias (SAB) and Surgical Site Infection (SSI) in Scotland, January to March(Q1) 2016, was published 5 July 2016 under the mandatory programmes for surveillance of CDI, SAB and SSI in Scotland.

This report provides CDI, SAB and SSI data for the first quarter of 2016 in 14 NHS boards and one NHS Special Health Board. The report and an appendix detailing all CDI/SAB /SSI cases and denominator data for each NHS board and overall for Scotland can be accessed from:

http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/haiic/sshaip/quarterlyepidemiologicalcommentaries.aspx