Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
THEME ISSUE Global Poverty and Human Development
Cost-effectiveness of Algorithms for Confirmation Test of Human African Trypanosomiasis
Pascal Lutumba*†, Filip Meheus‡, Jo Robays†, Constantin Miaka*, Victor Kande*, Philippe Büscher†, Bruno Dujardin§, and Marleen Boelaert†
Author affiliations: *Programmed National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo; †Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium; ‡Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; §Ecole de Santé Publique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium;
Figure 2. Sensitivity analysis of cost-effectiveness (€/life saved) according to variation in prevalence of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT). CTC, capillary tube centrifugation; mAECT, mini-anion-exchange centrifugation technique; CATT, card agglutination test for trypanosomiasis.
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