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Table 5 Total health system cost per test results delivered to the SCS and to the patient

From: Cost analysis of centralized viral load testing for antiretroviral therapy monitoring in Nicaragua, a low-HIV prevalence, low-resource setting

SCS Minimum Mean Median Maximum
% of results successfully delivered to the SCS 81% 93% 92.5% 100%
Total cost per results delivered to SCS (US$) 100.94 118.94 114.08 153.80
% of results delivered to the patient 80% 88% 90% 99%
Total cost per results delivered to patient (US$) 112.15 134.63 135.48 155.35
Increase in cost due to attrition in results delivered 11% 23% 24% 33%