Costs and Extra Length of Stay because of Neonatal Bloodstream Infection at a Teaching Hospital in Ghana

@article{Fenny2020CostsAE,
  title={Costs and Extra Length of Stay because of Neonatal Bloodstream Infection at a Teaching Hospital in Ghana},
  author={A. P. Fenny and E. Otieku and Kwaku Appiah-Korang Labi and F. Asante and Ulrika Enemark},
  journal={PharmacoEconomics - Open},
  year={2020},
  volume={5},
  pages={111-120}
}
  • A. P. Fenny, E. Otieku, +2 authors Ulrika Enemark
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • PharmacoEconomics - Open
  • Background There are no published studies on the costs of hospital-acquired neonatal bloodstream infection (BSI) in Ghana. Therefore, this study aims to calculate the cost and extra length of stay (LOS) of neonatal BSI. A prospective case–control study was undertaken at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) in Ghana. Methods The clinical data of 357 neonates were prospectively analysed. Overall, 100 neonates with BSI and 100 control neonates without BSI… CONTINUE READING

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