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Cost-effectiveness of Ward Closure to Control Outbreaks of Norovirus Infection in United Kingdom National Health Service Hospitals

Journal article, Research study
Abstract: 
An economic analysis based on the results from a large, prospective, active-surveillance study of gastroenteritis outbreaks in hospitals and from an epidemic simulation study compared alternative ward closure options evaluated at different time points since first infection, assuming different efficacies of ward closure
Authors: 
Zia Sadique, Ben Lopman, Ben S. Cooper and W. John Edmunds
Category: 
Control
Economic analysis
Prevention