Costs of Illness in the 1993 Waterborne Cryptosporidium Outbreak, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

@inproceedings{Corso2003CostsOI,
  title={Costs of Illness in the 1993 Waterborne Cryptosporidium Outbreak, Milwaukee, Wisconsin},
  author={Phaedra S. Corso and Michael H. Kramer and Kathleen A. Blair and David G Addiss and Jeffrey P. Davis and Anne C. Haddix},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2003}
}
To assess the total medical costs and productivity losses associated with the 1993 waterborne outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, including the average cost per person with mild, moderate, and severe illness, we conducted a retrospective cost-of-illness analysis using data from 11 hospitals in the greater Milwaukee area and epidemiologic data collected during the outbreak. The total cost of outbreak-associated illness was 96.2 million US dollars: 31.7 million US dollars in… CONTINUE READING
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