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Table 3 Mean costs /sample adding various components (US$)

From: Cost analysis of rapid diagnostics for drug-resistant tuberculosis

Diagnostic Test Mean Operating Costs Test-Specific Equipment Costs Direct Cost Subtotal General Equipment and Overhead per sample Total Cost/sample
MGIT $33.27 $13.05 $46.32 $4.00 $50.32
LPAs $60.64 $2.39 $63.03 $9.13 $72.16
MODS $28.93 $1.11 $30.04 $4.35 $34.39
PSQ $37.10 $18.40 $55.50 $3.90 $59.40
  1. LPA Line-probe assay, MGIT Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube, MODS Microscopic-observation drug-susceptibility assay, PSQ Pyrosequencing, US United States