Malaria Research and Treatment / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Cost-Effectiveness and Validity Assessment of Cyscope Microscope, Quantitative Buffy Coat Microscope, and Rapid Diagnostic Kit for Malaria Diagnosis among Clinic Attendees in Ibadan, Nigeria

Table 4

Cost-effectiveness ratio of CareStart, light microscope, Cyscope, and QBC, April 2014.

InputCareStartLight microscopyCyscopeQBC

Equipment cost ()NA1,1971,15514,970
Equipment cost per unit time of use (/hr)NA0.20.22.5
Reagent/consumables (/test/hr)4.320.127.211.4
Personnel (/hr)12.521.1417.1021.14
Electricity (/hr)NA0.080.030.23

Total cost per test ()5.6110.772.045.89

NA: not applicable.

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