MRSA (Colonised)


At Blackrock Clinic we screen all in-patients patients for MRSA. This ensures the decolonization of patients who are MRSA positive on admission .

Due to the opening and expansion of the Emergency Department, some patients entering Blackrock Clinic in an urgent care situation can only be screened upon admission. The figures below reflect this:

Statistics:

Year The number of high risk patients found to have MRSA on admission and successfully treated
2005 62
2006 31
2007 34
2008 62
2009 87
2010 71
2011 79
2012 92
2013 100
2014 120