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Table 2 Variable costs: Unit costs for HIV and STI testing and STI treatment

From: The costs of a sexually transmitted infection outreach and treatment programme targeting most at risk youth in Tajikistan

HIV Tests Number Unit Costs
(US$)
Cost per Episode
Lab test - Rapid Test 1 0.87 0.87
Lab test - Elisa 10% 1.88 0.19
Total for HIV Testing    1.05
STI Tests Percentage observed in 3 pilot sites Unit Costs
(US$)
Weighted Cost
Test for gonorrhoea 34% 3.20 1.07
Test for syphilis 28% 1.56 0.44
Test for herpes 0% 3.49 0.00
Test for Chlamydia 4% 3.20 0.11
Pregnancy Test 2% 0.10 0.00
Urine Test 2% 2.91 0.06
Test for trichomoniasis 31% 3.20 0.99
Average Unit Costs    2.68
STI Treatment Percentage observed in 3 pilot sites Unit Costs
(US$)
Weighted Cost
Treatment for gonorrhoea 48% 7.43 3.53
Treatment for syphilis 5% 2.83 0.13
Treatment for herpes 0% 1.16 0.00
Treatment for Chlamydia 1% 7.65 0.11
Treatment for trichomoniasis 46% 0.31 0.14
Average Unit Costs    3.91
  1. STI: Sexually transmitted infections