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Table 3 Per person costs of genomic sequencing by types of resources (AU$)

From: Estimating the costs of genomic sequencing in cancer control

Totals by types of costsLung cancer/melanomaBreast cancerMelanomaLung cancerOesophageal cancerMesothelioma
 PanelPanelExomeExomeGenomeGenome
  - labour$74.38$42.83$31.15$427.60$133.94$809.01
  - consumablesa$344.36$189.04$19.28$1090.21$84.19$72.69
  - testingb$6.12$85.01$782.91$1204.79$4369.30$1771.16
  - equipmentc$35.43$36.88$92.36$197.25$93.67$111.36
  - otherd$1.96$27.01$37.29$64.22$242.43$242.43
TotalAU$462.25
(US$320)
AU$380.77
(US$264)
AU$963.00
(US$667)
AU$2984.07
(US$2068)
AU$4923.53
(US$3412)
AU$3006.65
(US$2084)
% of total by types of costs
  - labour16.1%11.2%3.2%14.3%2.7%26.9%
  - consumables74.5%49.6%2.0%36.5%1.7%2.4%
  - testing1.3%22.3%81.3%40.4%88.7%58.9%
  - equipment7.7%9.7%9.6%6.6%1.9%3.7%
  - other0.4%7.1%3.9%2.2%4.9%8.1%
Total %100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%
  1. aConsumables for Melanoma, Oesophageal cancers & Mesothelioma are included in ‘testing’ as these were outsourced to commercial services and could not be separately identified
  2. bTesting includes validation, pre-sequencing testing and outsourced sequencing
  3. cEquipment includes maintenance costs
  4. dOther includes sampling, data storage, software, multidisciplinary team meetin