Volume 9, Number 4—April 2003
Costs of Illness in the 1993 Waterborne Cryptosporidium Outbreak, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
|Emergency department visit ($)||Hospitalization ($)||Average length of stay (d)|
|No underlying condition
|Underlying condition, other than AIDS
aCosts in 1993 United States dollars.
1In 1998, the City of Milwaukee completed an $89 million renovation of two municipal water treatment plants, which together serve approximately 800,000 people, as part of an effort to control future outbreaks of Cryptosporidium (22).