The Increase in Hospitalizations for Urinary Tract Infections and the Associated Costs in the United States, 1998–2011
In 2011 approximately 400,000 people were hospitalized for urinary tract infections, costing the United States $2.8 billion. From 1998 to 2011, incidence increased by 52%.
Epidemiology of urinary tract infections: incidence, morbidity, and economic costs
In 1997 in the United States, UTIs caused one million ER visits and 100,000 hospitalizations, accounting for $1.6 billion in healthcare costs.
CDC Partners Estimate Healthcare Cost of Antibiotic-resistant Infections
According to the CDC, antibiotic resistance “contribute[s] to more than $4.6 billion in health care costs annually.”
Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications and Costs
According to this literature review from studies published after 2012, “the CDC estimated that the cost of antimicrobial resistance is $55 billion every year in the United States, $20 billion for health care and about $35 billion for loss of productivity.”
Costs and outcomes associated with hospitalized cancer patients with neutropenic complications: A retrospective study
Certain cancer treatments are known to cause neutropenia, a condition indicating an abnormally low white blood cell count that makes the body susceptible to infections. This study from 2011 found that inpatient hospitalization costs for cancer patients with neutropenic complications were $27,587.
Excess cost of care associated with sepsis in cancer patients: Results from a population-based case-control matched cohort
Sepsis among cancer patients represents a significant risk. This 2021 study found that the costs of cancer care doubles if a patient with solid tumor or hematological malignancies develops sepsis.