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  • ON: MRSA outbreak declared at St. Catharines General Hospital Site

    Source: http://www.610cktb.com/news/local/story.aspx?ID=1883612

    News in Niagara
    MRSA outbreak declared at St. Catharines General Hospital Site
    610 CKTB News
    2/8/2013

    The Niagara Health System has declared a unit outbreak of MRSA in the ICU/Progressive Care Unit at the St. Catharines General Hospital Site.

    An outbreak is declared when the number of hospital-associated cases is higher than what is seen as the normal threshold.

    There have been five cases attributed to the unit since January 31...

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    Re: ON: MRSA outbreak declared at St. Catharines General Hospital Site

    Source: http://www.610cktb.com/news/local/story.aspx?ID=1885451

    VRE outbreak over in St Catharines; Enteric outbreak declared in Fort Erie
    610 CKTB News
    2/11/2013

    The Niagara Health System says one outbreak is now over at one hospital, but officials are trying to control a new outbreak in another.

    An oubreak of VRE in the surgical unit at the St Catharines general site has ended...

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