Table 11.11Costs of treating infections due to test or implant procedures

CostAdditional length of stayreference
Minor infectionCourse of flucloxacillin oral solution (125 mg/5 ml 100 ml)£3.670 daysBNFc 2010/11
Major infectionNon-elective inpatient stay for major infection without complications (code PA16B)£26234.61 daysNHS reference costs 2010/11

BNFc British National Formulary for Children

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