TABLE 19.

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

PeriodLocation/patient populationReferenceaMortality (%)LOS (days)Cost ($)
1983-1986Iowa 309 38.030.0NAb
1996Baltimore, MD/SICU 195 19.017.021,590
1997-2001Iowa 89 49.010.5NA
1998-1999Connecticut 164 19.03.46,214
1998-2000Baltimore, MD 164 24.012.929,094
2000United States/ pediatrics 327 10.021.192,266
2000United States/adults 327 14.510.139,331
2000St. Louis, MO 238 35.7NA44,051
  • a All studies used a case control or matched-cohort design to estimate attributable (excess) mortality, LOS, and cost.

  • b NA, not available.