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Table 7 The described method is markedly less expensive than commercially available kit-based methods

From: An improved nucleic acid extraction method from dried blood spots for amplification of Plasmodium falciparum kelch13 for detection of artemisinin resistance

  Home-made buffers RLT-plus buffers Qiagen kits
Omega EZ DNA plate Nunc DNA plate Omega EZ DNA plate Nunc DNA plate QIAamp Investigator
High-throughput? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Cost per sample $1.77 $1.93 $2.66 $2.82 $7.87 $15.41
  1. The increased sensitivity of the Nunc DNA plates comes at slightly increased cost. Based on list prices for all consumables for 10,000 extractions