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Table 2 Model input parameters. Cost parameters (2014 USD) used for intended and typical practice models

From: Cost-effectiveness of using the Cervex-Brush (broom) compared to the elongated spatula for collection of conventional cervical cytology samples within a high-burden HIV setting: a model-based analysis

Parameter Mean Distribution Source
USD/ZAR exchange rate 2014 $ 0.09 Point [13]
Wooden spatula, elongated tip $ 0.02 Point NHLS 2014
Broom (cervex brush, type E) $ 0.22 Point Quotation 2014
Outpatient clinic visit (no bed facility) $ 8.36 Point [11], [12]
Laboratory test charges (excluding collection device) $ 4.89 Point NHLS 2014