Jason Burnham: Estimation mortality from MDROs in the United States

Summing the lower bounds of estimates for inpatient and outpatient deaths due to MDRO infections gives 153,113 deaths, a number almost 7-fold higher than that estimated by the CDC (ie, ~ 23,000). Worst-case scenario and summing the upper limits of our estimate would imply 162,044 deaths.

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