TABLE 2

Geographical and temporal distribution of major MLVA groups

Province or categoryNo. (%) for group:
MC-1MC-3MC-10OtherTotal
Total69 (15.3)53 (11.8)50 (11.1)278 (61.8)450
Quebec69 (100)53 (100)90 (32.4)212 (47.1)
    Sherbrookea21 (39.6)10 (3.6)31 (7.0)
    Montrealb69 (100)32 (60.4)80 (28.8)181 (40.2)
    Year of enrollment
        20052 (2.9)18 (34)7 (2.5)27 (6.0)
        200640 (58.0)24 (45.3)33 (11.9)97 (21.6)
        200713 (18.8)10 (18.9)31 (11.2)54 (12.0)
        200814 (20.3)1 (1.9)19 (6.8)34 (7.6)
Ontario50 (100)188 (67.6)238 (52.9)
    Toronto Centralc32 (64.0)113 (40.6)145 (32.2)
    Toronto North-Eastd18 (36.0)75 (27.0)93 (20.7)
    Year of enrollment
        20053 (1.1)3 (0.7)
        20061 (2.0)16 (5.8)17 (3.8)
        200725 (50.0)80 (28.8)105 (23.3)
        200824 (48.0)89 (32.0)113 (25.1)
Origin of CDI
    Hospital onset-HCFA60 (87.0)36 (67.9)45 (90.0)234 (84.2)375 (83.3)
    Community onset-HCFA2 (2.9)11 (20.8)3 (6.0)21 (7.6)37 (8.2)
    Community acquired7 (10.1)6 (11.3)2 (4.0)23 (8.3)38 (8.4)
Patient location at the time of CDI symptoms onset
    Medical ward45 (65.2)38 (71.7)41 (82.0)159 (57.2)283 (62.9)
    Surgical ward10 (14.5)4 (7.5)4 (8.0)35 (12.6)53 (11.8)
    Emergency room10 (14.5)5 (9.4)1 (2.0)13 (4.7)29 (6.4)
    Intensive care3 (4.3)5 (9.4)1 (2.0)37 (13.3)46 (10.2)
    Community1 (1.4)1 (1.9)3 (6.0)34 (12.2)39 (8.7)
  • a Centre Hospitalier Université de Sherbrooke.

  • b Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montréal.

  • c Including Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH), St. Michael’s hospital (SMH), Toronto General Hospital (TGH), and Toronto Western Hospital (TWH).

  • d Including North York General Hospital (NYGH), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SBH), and Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto East Health Network (MGH/TEHN).