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% with Care

Cost per Unit

Units per Case

Form of Treatment

 

100%

$500

1.0

diagnostic c

permanent impairment normal lifespan*

100%

$225

365.0

long-term care*/per year

Meningitis with early death

 

acute care

50%

$12,000

1.0

hospitalization NICU

 

50%

$7,000

1.0

hospitalization NICU

50%

$150

10.0

physician c

50%

$500

1.0

diagnostic c

permanent impairment for 10-year period**

100%

$225

365.0

long-term care*/per year

PREGNANT WOMEN

 

Maternal Infection (chorioamnionitis, endometritis, bacteremia)

additional inpatient treatment at time of delivery

100%

$1,000

1.0

hospitalization (in addition to normal delivery)

 

100%

$150

1.0

physician c

100%

$50

1.0

medication b

outpatient treatment

100%

$100

1.0

physician b

screening

90%

$50

1.0

diagnostic a

intrapartum chemoprophylaxis

25%

$50

1.0

medication b

NONPREGNANT ADULTS

 

Invasive disease

 

soft tissue, bone infection bacteremia; urosepsis; pneumonia

100%

$4,000

1.0

hospitalization

 

100%

$150

19.0

physician c

100%

$500

1.0

diagnostic c

outpatient

100%

$100

2.0

physician b

NOTE: *long-term care—$225/day is maintenance expenditure per resident for residential facilities for persons with mental retardation.

**cost per case is calculated as “present value” of annual cost for remaining life time (life expectancy at birth or 10 years, depending on scenario); additional discounting for immunization interval

development of a vaccine for use in pregnant women is discussed within the body of the report. Table 4–1 summarizes vaccine development assumptions for all vaccines considered in this report.



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