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Table 4 Costs for TST and IGRA depending on different countries

From: Systematic review of cost and cost-effectiveness of different TB-screening strategies

Country Currency TST IGRA Ratio Difference
Canada 2007 [23] CAD 12.73 19.0 1.49 6.23
Canada 2008 [22] CAD 25.41 45.32 1.78 20.32
Japan 2008 [24] $ 7.4 34.2 4.6 25.8
USA 2009 [25] $ 12.48 31.18 2.5 8.7
Germany 2007 [27] * $ 145.99 171.78 1.18 25.79
Germany 2009 [19] ** 117.5 145.98 1.24 27.48
Switzerland 2007 [28] 23 129 5.6 106
UK 2010 [21] 15.433 55.00/45.00 3.6/2.9 39.6/29.6
France 2010 [26] 10.86 44.83 4.1 33.97
  1. * CXR and consultation if test is positive are included
  2. ** Study includes salary of staff