Table. 2—

Costs of the α1-antitrypsin deficiency detection programme using dried blood samples on filter paper

First phaseSecond phaseMean cost
TotalNDITotalNDITotalPer samplePer Pi ZZ detected
Samples n97184162681166109234402137
Real approach\#8364;28 per sample: \#8364;27188\#8364;14324\#8364;10×1092:\#8364;46×74: \#8364;3404 \#8364;10920\#8364;41512\#8364;19.42\#8364;5189
Approach as 1st phase\#8364;28 per sample; 2137 samples: \#8364;59836\#8364;59836\#8364;28\#8364;7479.5
Approach as 2nd phase\#8364;10×841, \#8364;46×130: \#8364;14390\#8364;10×1092, \#8364;46×74: \#8364;14324\#8364;28714\#8364;13.43\#8364;3589
  • N: normal concentration; D: deficient concentration; I: insufficient sample.