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Table 3 The estimated average cost per test of Ag-RDT implementation in Charité Berlin

From: The economic cost of implementing antigen-based rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 screening in high-risk transmission settings: evidence from Germany

SCENARIO COST ITEMS NON-DEDICATED MODE
100%
CHARITÉ Protective gear € 0.27
Test + consumables € 5.53
Staff € 5.22
Overhead variable € 0.06
Overhead fix € 1.44
Building € 0.17
Equipment € 0.02
AVERAGE COST PER TEST € 12.71
(+) PCR confirmation € 13.10
SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS LOW € 9.91
HIGH € 16.28
Staff time per-test: Minimum 8 min, average 12 min, maximum 16 min