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Table 2 Total number of patients admitted to ICU and to the hospital during the 3 study periods. The total number of MRSA acquisitions and bacteraemias across QEHB are shown during the 3 study periods

From: Wiping out MRSA: effect of introducing a universal disinfection wipe in a large UK teaching hospital

  April 13 - August 14 August 14 - March 16 April 16 - December 17
Bed days - Critical Care 35,595 40,165 51126
Bed days - QEHB Total 550,107 606,820 989,724
MRSA acquisitions 119 191 93
MRSA bacteraemias 5 16 2