How Much Do Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Cost?

"What’s the real economic impact of antibiotic overuse and antibiotic-resistant infections?  At one Chicago hospital, the hard-to-treat bugs added $18,588 to $29,069 per infected patient, according to a study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Disease."

Laura Landro
The Wall Street Journal
October 15, 2009

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