Estimating direct healthcare costs attributable to laboratory‐confirmed Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada: A population‐based matched cohort study using health administrative data

TitleEstimating direct healthcare costs attributable to laboratory‐confirmed Lyme disease in Ontario, Canada: A population‐based matched cohort study using health administrative data
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsShing E, Wang J, Khoo E, Evans GA, Moore S, Nelder MP, Patel SN, Russell C, Sider D, Sander B
JournalZoonoses and Public Health
Volume66
Issue4
Date Published01/2019
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine healthcare costs attributable to laboratory‐confirmed Lyme disease (LD) from the healthcare payer perspective in Ontario, Canada. A cost‐of‐illness study was conducted for incident LD subjects from 1 January 2006 through 31 December 2013 ascertained from provincial laboratory and reportable disease databases, linked to health administrative data.

URLhttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/zph.12560