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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
   
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) became reportable in the state of North Dakota on February 1, 2000 for invasive sites such as blood or cerebral spinal fluid only. All MRSA infections became reportable on August 1, 2002. This did not include screens. Effective April 1, 2007, the administrative rule was changed again making MRSA isolated from only invasive sites reportable.
 
 
 
Historical Data


Year
Number
of
Cases
2000 15
2001 46
2002 537
2003 1342
2004 1550
2005 1566
2006 1880
2007 412
2008 79
2009 104
2010 74
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
89
110
107
162
132
                               
                                                         


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