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Table 5 Results of the cost-effectiveness analysis of the microscopy compared to RDT , Kingasani health zone, Kinshasa, 2013

From: Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infection is associated with anaemia in pregnancy and can be more cost-effectively detected by rapid diagnostic test than by microscopy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Diagnostic strategy Cost (US$) Additional cost (US$) Effectiveness Additional effectiveness ICER (US$)
Microscopy 2.62 1.46 0.886   63.47
RDT 1.16   0.909 0.023  
  1. ICER: Incremental Cost-effectiveness Ratio.