Commentary on quarterly epidemiological data on Clostridium difficile infection, Escherichia coli bacteraemia, Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemias and Surgical Site infection in Scotland

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

The report on quarterly epidemiological data on Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), Escherichia coli bacteraemia (ECB), Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB), and Surgical Site Infection (SSI) in Scotland, July to September (Q3 ) 2017, was published 9 January 2018 under the mandatory programmes for surveillance of CDI, ECB, SAB, and SSI in Scotland. This report provides data for the third quarter of 2017 in 14 NHS boards and one NHS Special Health Board.

The report and an appendix detailing all 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

Please also note that the report on epidemiological data for April to June (Q2) 2017 has been updated due to errors in the data.