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Table 5 Meta analysis results of cost and LOS of CDI management

From: Cost of hospital management of Clostridium difficile infection in United States—a meta-analysis and modelling study

CDI category CDI-attributable cost per case
(2015 US$)
CDI-related cost per case
(2015 US$)
CDI-attributable LOS per case (Days) CDI-related LOS per case (Days)
  Weighted mean 90 % CI Weighted mean 90 %CI Weighted mean 90 % CI Weighted mean 90 % CI
CO-CDI 20,095 4991 35,204 23,329 12,520 34,141 5.7 4.1 7.3 5.7 4.1 7.3
HO-CDI 34,157 33,134 35,180 53,487 42,054 66,326 9.7 9.7 9.7 14.1 13.0 15.4
Both CO-CDI and HO-CDI 17,650 17,292 18,009 46,000 42,502 49,533 10.4 9.7 11.0 11.8 7.1 17.6
Overall inpatient 21,448 21,152 21,744 42,316 39,886 44,765 9.7 9.6 9.8 11.1 8.7 13.6
  1. Abbreviations: CO-CDI community-onset CDI, HO-CDI Hospital-onset CDI