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Table 3 Unit costs of healthcare resources (€, 2011)

From: Cost analysis of HIV treatment and drug-related adverse events when fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals (FDCs) were stopped, versus continuation with FDCs

Healthcare resource Unit cost (€)
Consultations  
Mental health day centre 49.36
Infectious disease (subsequent consultation) 114.82
Nursing 15.69
Emergency 160.14
Admissions  
Internal medicine 526.28
Neurology 410.23
Intensive care unit 1,797.37
Procedures  
Liver biopsy 389.73
Colonoscopy 200.80
Abdominal ultrasound 82.61
Breast ultrasound 47.04
Electroencephalogram 77.94
Lumbar puncture 269.90
Cerebral MRI 232.38
Chest X-ray 20.94
Cranial computer tomography 109.12
Laboratory studies  
Urinalysis 12.07
Biochemistry 26.38
Viral load 119.52
Lymphocyte subpopulation study 60.97
Coagulation profile 10.95
Liver profile 4.69
Serology 26.39
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate 1.12