Quarterly epidemiological data on CDI, ECB, SAB and SSI in Scotland published

06 July 2021

Article: 55/2701

The report on quarterly epidemiological data for Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI), Escherichia coli bacteraemia (ECB), Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB), and Surgical Site Infection (SSI) in Scotland, January to March (Q1) 2021, was published on 6 July 2021 under the mandatory programmes for surveillance of CDI, ECB, SAB, and SSI in Scotland. Please note that data for SSI are not included due to the pausing of surveillance to support the COVID-19 response.

This report provides data for the first quarter of 2021 in 14 NHS boards and one NHS special health board. In addition, an appendix detailing all cases and denominator data for each NHS board and overall for Scotland.