TABLE 19.

Mortality rates, LOS, and costs attributable to candidemia in the United States

PeriodLocation/patient populationReferenceaMortality (%)LOS (days)Cost ($)
1983-1986Iowa30938.030.0NAb
1996Baltimore, MD/SICU19519.017.021,590
1997-2001Iowa8949.010.5NA
1998-1999Connecticut16419.03.46,214
1998-2000Baltimore, MD16424.012.929,094
2000United States/ pediatrics32710.021.192,266
2000United States/adults32714.510.139,331
2000St. Louis, MO23835.7NA44,051
  • a All studies used a case control or matched-cohort design to estimate attributable (excess) mortality, LOS, and cost.

  • b NA, not available.