Data Table - Overall - Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections - Adult General Medicine Patients

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) - Adult General Medicine Patients
October-December 2016 January-March 2017 April-June 2017 July-September 2017 October-December 2017 January-March 2018
UVA CLABSI 2.05 0.43 0.5 0.95 1.0 0.48
Target 1 1 1 1 1 1

Source: National Healthcare Safety Network

Bloodstream infections associated with central venous catheters in patients admitted to UVA Hospital. A lower number is better.

Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR) = A rate of lower than 1 indicates fewer infections than predicted for a hospital's patient population.

Measured on a quarterly (three-month) basis. Data as of June 30, 2017.

About the benchmark data: The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is a secure, internet-based surveillance system managed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.