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Table 8 Costs per Undetected HIV Diagnosis in the MSM Population

From: Economic evaluation of alternative testing regimes and settings to detect undiagnosed HIV in Australia

Estimated Number of Undiagnosed Cases 1848
Regime and Setting Number of Tests Needed per Positive Diagnosis Average Cost per Test Regime
AUD$
Total Cost per Positive HIV Diagnosis
AUD$
Conventional Testing Regime
 Private General Practice 165 $159.46 $26,399
 Public Sexual Health Clinic 165 $64.62 $10,697
Parallel Testing Regime
 Community Organisation (General Practice) 171 $99.71 $17,053
 Community Organisation (Peer Testing - Volunteer) 171 $27.92 $4776
Point of Care Testing Regime
 Community Organisation (Peer Testing – Paid) 171 $36.01 $6159
 Home HIVST (include private costs) 180 $63.51 $11,469
 Home HIVST (exclude private costs) 180 $1.26 $227