Date lodged: 25 January 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many cases of clostridium difficile (C.Diff) have been reported within a community/home setting in each year since 1999.
Answered by: Aileen Campbell 5 February 2018
Health Protection Scotland have reported data on community acquired cases of clostridium difficile (C. diff) since January 2017 and so cannot be provided back to 1999. The following link provides recent information on cases of community acquired C. diff.
Source: Health Protection Scotland http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/haiic/sshaip/resourcedetail.aspx?id=3393