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Table 1 Use and costs of healthcare for pneumococcal disease by disease outcome per case [48]

From: Assessment of vaccine candidates for persons aged 50 and older: a review

  Healthcare costs
Disease outcome Mean direct costs per casea Mean indirect costs per casea
Meningitis € 15,255.00 € 302.00
Pneumonia requiring GP consultation € 17.10 € 6.50
Pneumonia requiring hospitalization € 5,194.00 € 173.00
Bacteraemia € 8,077.00 € 197.00
  1. a The main direct and indirect costs were calculated by taking the age-related resource information published in Jansen et al. [19] and the direct medical costs and indirect costs of productivity losses registered by the Statistics Netherlands (//, in Dutch).