TABLE 5.

Cost comparison in U.S. dollars of the molecular biological analysis system and that of the proposed system

ItemMolecular biological analysisProposed biological identification system
Cost per testTotal costaCost per testTotal costa
CHROM2.005662.00566
Molecular biological analysis25.009,42500
3% hydrogen peroxideb000.4170.0264
SDA slant000.417157.2
TE slant000.417157.2
Total27.09,9913.251880
  • a During the present study.

  • b Catalase test.