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Hospital Discharges for Drug-resistant Infections
and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections
Michigan Residents, 2004-2009

Year MRSA-related Discharges Rate of
MRSA Infections
2009 11,573 8.9
2008 16,360 12.4
2007 15,767 11.9
2006 14,056 10.5
2005 12,003 9.0
2004 10,178 7.7


Notes:
Rates are per 1,000 hospital discharges.

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA): After 2007, MRSA was number of discharges with any mention of 41.12. Before or during 2007, MRSA was the number of discharges with any mention of ICD-9 code V09.0-- Infection with microorganisms resistant to penicillins.

Healthcare-Associated Infection Surveillance & Prevention, Michigan Department of Community Health provides quarterly reports on MRSA and other healthcare associated infections. Please consult the quarterly reports for information that goes beyond patient discharges.

Source:
Michigan Resident Inpatient Files, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Community Health
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