Sepsis in pregnancy remains third leading cause of maternal death accounting for 10 to 15% of maternal deaths. As per MDSR State data of Chhattisgarh, Sepsis accounts for around 11% of maternal deaths.
No testing of environmental surfaces in the labour rooms, OTs and PNC Wards.
1 day training of staffs posted in the units was conducted at AIIMS Raipur,
High touch sample areas were defined beforehand and communicated to the districts
Collection of samples pre cleaning and post cleaning with an interval of 30 minutes was done from 23 labor rooms, OTs and PNC Wards by swabbing.
Testing was done at AIIMS Raipur and the results transmitted to the units for corrective action.
Total 03 round of surveillance will be carried out. First round was completed. Samples were collected from 23 labor rooms of 22 districts of Chhattisgarh state. Total 544 samples were collected from April 2019 to August 2019. Out of this, 54.57% (322) Samples were found positive with common organisms like Staphylococcus aureus, Methicillin Sensitive Coagulase Negative Staphylococcus and Klebsiella pneumonia.