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Table 3 Results of the cost-effectiveness analysis of strategies for malaria diagnosis with exclusive-use microscopy, per adequately diagnosed case

From: Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic for malaria in Extra-Amazon Region, Brazil

Strategies for malaria diagnosis(1) Cost per case (US$) Additional cost (US$) Effect Additional effect Incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (US$)
First Response Malaria Combo 12.22 ____ 0.9116   ____
Parascreen 12.32 0.10 0.8660 −0.0456 (Dominated)
SD Bioline FK60 12.33 0.11 0.9034 −0.0082 (Dominated)
CareStart 15.26 3.04 0.9795 0.0679 44.77
ICT BinaxNOW 16.33 1.07 0.9432 −0.0363 (Dominated)
Microscopy 36.59 21.33 0.9801 0.0006 35,550.00
  1. Extra-Amazon Region, Brazil, 2010.
  2. Note: (1) Inicial comparisons of Parascreen, SD Bioline FK60 and CareStart were made with First Response Malaria Combo, the cheapest strategy. ICT BinaxNOW and Microscopy were compared to CareStart.