Cost of hospitalization for and risk factors associated with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium infection and colonization.

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The increase in costs of hospitalization for patients with drug-resistant infection may be associated with drug resistance itself or with the severity of the underlying illness that predisposes patients to acquire the drug-resistant infection. To address this issue, risk factors and cost of hospitalization were compared for patients infected or colonized… (More)

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@article{Webb2001CostOH, title={Cost of hospitalization for and risk factors associated with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium infection and colonization.}, author={Melissa Webb and Lee W. Riley and Richard B. Roberts}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2001}, volume={33 4}, pages={445-52} }