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Drug-resistant infections increase length & cost of hospital stays

Drug-resistant infections increase the length of hospital stays by more than 23% and the cost by close to 30%.

Mauldin P, Salgado C, Hansen I, Durup D, et al. Attributable Hospital Cost and Length of Stay Associated with Health Care-Associated Infections Caused by Antibiotic Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009; 54(1): 109-15. http://aac.asm.org/content/54/1/109.full

Reference

Title
Attributable Hospital Cost and Length of Stay Associated with Health Care-Associated Infections Caused by Antibiotic Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria
Publication
Antimicrob Agents Chemother
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Mauldin P, Salgado C, Hansen I, Durup D, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 54, Issue 1
Pages
109-15
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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