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Table 2 Cost estimates used in model

From: Cost-effectiveness analysis of rapid diagnostic test, microscopy and syndromic approach in the diagnosis of malaria in Nigeria: implications for scaling-up deployment of ACT

  Diagnostics Estimate Source
C1 PT   
C2 RDT $0.76 Uzochukwu. 2008
C3 Microscopy $1.30 Uzochukwu. 2008
  Drugs   Uzochukwu. 2008
C4 ACT adult dose $2.50 Uzochukwu. 2008
C5 Amoxicillin $0.74 Shillcutt et al. 2008
C6 Oral quinine (10 mg/kg every 8 hours for 7 days 3.12 Shillcutt et al., 2008
C7 Intravenous quinine (initial dose-20 mg/kg over 4 hours $0.55 Primary data- University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital
C8 Intravenous quinine (per day after -- 10 mg/kg every 8 hours $0.82 Primary data- University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital
C9 Drugs for severe bacterial infection 2*C5 Assumption
  Cost Weight   
C10 Children cost as % of cost of adult dose 1.25 Shillcutt et al., 2008
C11 Drug/RDT wastage, transport, insurance   Assumption
C12 RDT training, additional staff time & QC as % of cost $0.076 Primary data- University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital
  Outpatient   
C13 Patient costs outpatient $0.69 Uzochukwu 2008
C14 Outpatient cost that are fixed (26%) $0.18 Shillcutt et. al. (2008)
C15 Outpatient costs that are drugs (37%) $0.26 Shillcutt et. al. (2008)
C16 Health centre facilities (per visit) $0.8 Uzochukwu 2008
C17 Hospital facilities (per visit) $3.90 Uzochukwu 2008
  Inpatient   
C18 Patient cost for attending inpatient facility (including transport but excluding fees and cost of patient and caretaker time) $3.00 Uzochukwu 2008
C19 Proportion of inpatient costs that were drugs 17% Uzochukwu 2008
C20 Proportion of inpatient facility costs that were fixed   
C21 Provider cost: cost of inpatient faciliy per day $14.15 Nelson et al. 1995, Kirigia et al., 1998, Barnum & Kutzin, 1993
C22 Average length of stay in days as an inpatient when died (all illnesses) 2 days Primary data- University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital
C23 Average length of stay in days as an inpatient when had severe malaria and recovered. 4.5 days Primary data- University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital
C24 Average length of stay as an inpatient when had severe bacterial infection and recovered 7.5 days Primary data- University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital