Among patients with acute episodes of shingles, average expenditures ranged from $112 to $287 per episode of outpatient care, $73 to $180 per antiviral treatment, and $3,221 to $7,206 per… [ Get More Details ]
Hospital stays longer when HAIs involved
The average length of hospital stays are 19 days longer with healthcare-associated infections than without (24.4 days versus 5.2 days).
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Antibiotic resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae on the rise
Resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae to antibiotics has dramatically increased- from 5.3% to 11.6% for third generation cephalosporins (between 1999 and 2010), and from <0.1% to 4.5% for carbapenams (between 2002… [ Get More Details ]