The study of infectious intestinal disease in England: socio-economic impact.

  title={The study of infectious intestinal disease in England: socio-economic impact.},
  author={J. A. Fraser Roberts and Phillippa Cumberland and Paul N Sockett and Jeremy G Wheeler and Laura C. Rodrigues and D. P. S. Sethi and Paul J Roderick},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  volume={130 1},
To assess the socio-economic impact of infectious intestinal disease (IID) on the health care sector, cases and their families, cases of IID ascertained from a population cohort component and those presenting to general practices were sent a socio-economic questionnaire 3 weeks after the acute episode. The impact of the illness was measured and the resources used were identified and costed. The duration, severity and costs of illness linked to viruses were less than those linked to bacteria… CONTINUE READING


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