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Table 4 Estimated average cost per test at the nursing home

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%
NURSING HOME Protective gear € 0.90
Test + consumables € 5.58
Staff € 6.56
Overhead - variable € 0.26
Overhead - fix € 1.17
Building / space € 0.28
Equipment € 0.03
AVERAGE COST PER TEST € 14.78
(+) PCR confirmation € 15.17
SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS LOW € 11.80
HIGH € 18.82
Staff time per-test: Minimum 8 min, average 12 min, maximum 16 min