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Hospital costs, length of stay and mortality associated with childhood, adolescent and young Adult meningococcal disease in the US

Keith Davis (), Timothy Bell, Jacqueline Miller, Derek Misurski and Bela Bapat

Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 2011, vol. 9, issue 3, pages 197-207

Abstract: While the advent of vaccines for Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae has curtailed invasive bacterial infection rates, IMD continues to be a public health concern that presents greatly increased hospital costs, LOS and mortality risk, particularly for infants and adolescents. Copyright Adis Data Information BV 2011

Date: 2011
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