TABLE 2.

Costs of tests

TestCosta (dollars)
BaselineLowHigh
Vancomycin (1 g)151020
Blood culture (per culture)29.501544
TCT24 (per test)3.020.026.02
PNA-FISHb (per test)66.0661.9986.50
RT-PCRb (per test)452565
TCT4 (per test)3.020.026.02
  • a Based on cost to the institution, including supplies and labor.

  • b Not including start-up costs.