Table 2

Unit costs used in decision tree analysis

Cost items
TB isolation 14 days4768.10
TB medication per week26.70
Laboratory tests, isolation20.70
Multidrug-resistant TB isolation 14 days4768.10
Multidrug-resistant TB medication per month165.80
Inpatient care per day169.00
Outpatient visit64.70
Smear and culture ×370.60
PCR test ×3126.10
Chest radiograph27.20
Laboratory tests, control17.70
High resolution computed tomography154.10
Bronchoscopy235.10
Medication against infection27.80
  • TB: tuberculosis

  • PCR: polymerase chain reaction