Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 2nd, 1998
The CDC report found that respiratory protection devices and programs aimed at preventing the nosocomial spread of tuberculosis cost a median of $123,000 in four high-risk hospitals that had experienced outbreaks and under $11,000 in a hospital considered to be low-risk for tuberculosis incidents.
"Our findings, in contrast to those of previous studies using different assumptions and measures, suggest that the cost of a...
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